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Modeling and Simulation of PEM Fuel Cells With CO Poisoning

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Jeffrey J. Baschuk, Xianguo Li

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada

Andrew M. Rowe

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P6, Canada

J. Energy Resour. Technol 125(2), 94-100 (Jun 04, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1538186 History: Received March 01, 2002; Revised October 01, 2002; Online June 04, 2003
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A schematic of a PEM fuel cell
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Temperature profiles over the entire cell for inlet reactant temperatures of (a) 333 K, (b) 368 K, and various current densities. The temperature difference is the temperature of the cell minus the inlet reactant temperature.
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Cell performance for methanol-reformed fuel at various pressures. (a) polarization; (b) power density.
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Comparison of anode polarization at various CO concentrations between the model and experimental data of Lee et al. 27
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Comparison of cell polarization at various CO concentrations between the model and experimental data of Lee et al. 27.
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Comparison of a Langmuir and Temkin model for CO adsorption and desorption with experimental data of Lee et al. 27. The CO concentration is 20 ppm.

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