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Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Contamination and Mitigation Strategies, 1st Edition

Edited by Hui Li, Shanna Knights, Zheng Shi, John W. Van Zee

CRC Press

436 pages

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Description

Large-scale commercialization of proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) technology has been hindered by issues of reliability, durability, and cost, which are all related to the degradation of fuel cell performance. This degradation often has root causes in contamination from fuel, air streams, or system components. With contributions from inte

Table of Contents

PEM Fuel Cell Principles and Introduction to Contamination Issues. Fuel Cell Contaminants: Sources and Chemical/Electrochemical Reactions. Cathode Contamination. Anode Contamination. Membrane Electrode Assembly Contamination. Cathode Contamination Modeling. Anode Contamination Modeling. Membrane Contamination Modeling. Impurity Mitigation Strategies.

About the Editors

Hui Li is a research associate and project leader of the PEMFC Contamination Consortium at the National Research Council of Canada Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation (NRC-IFCI).

Shanna Knights is program manager of MEA Technology in the R&D department at Ballard Power Systems.

Zheng Shi is a research officer at the NRC-IFCI.

John W. Van Zee is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina and director of the National Science Foundation's Center for Fuel Cells.

Jiujun Zhang is a senior research officer and PEM Catalysis Core Competency leader at the NRC-IFCI.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General