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By Frano Barbir

Gasoline cells are electrochemical power conversion units that convert hydrogen and oxygen into water, generating electrical energy and warmth within the procedure and offering gas potency and rate reductions in toxins. call for for this expertise is transforming into swiftly. gasoline cells are being commercialized for desk bound and transportable electrical energy new release, and in its place for inner combustion engines in vehicles. Proton trade Membrane (PEM) gasoline cells particularly are experiencing an upsurge. they've got excessive energy density and will differ their output fast to fulfill shifts in energy call for.

Until now, there was little written approximately this crucial know-how. This booklet lays the foundation for gas mobile engineers, technicians and scholars. It covers the elemental elements of gasoline phone layout, electrochemistry of the know-how, warmth and mass shipping, approach layout and purposes to convey this know-how to pros in any respect degrees.

* finished consultant for engineers, researchers and policymakers
* Covers thought and perform of PEM gasoline cells
* includes hundreds and hundreds of unique illustrations and real-life engineering examples

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