Fuel Cell Technology

Subject: 
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Catalog number: 
751
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Description: 
Introduction to the principle and operation of various types of fuel cells (such as alkaline, proton exchange membrane, phosphoric acid, molten carbonate, solid oxide, and direct methanol fuel cells). Configuration of individual cell, stack and fuel cell system. Overview of fuel cell technology. Thermodynamics of fuel cells. Introduction to electrochemical kinetics. Transport-related phenomena and conservation equations for reacting multi-component systems. Fuel cell system design, optimization and economics. Fuel cell performance modelling. Challenges of fuel cell commercialization. (Also offered Online)
Topic titles: 
1 Fuel Cell Technology
Faculty: 
Engineering (ENG)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
010460