Advertisement

Microbial Fuel Cell Laboratory Setup

  • Ravi PatelEmail author
  • Dipankar DebEmail author
  • Rajeeb DeyEmail author
  • Valentina E. BalasEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 161)

Abstract

In this chapter, MFC development in laboratory scale using cow manure as a waste, is described. Details of the materials used for the experiment is provided with their size and volume. The behavior of MFC is studied as per the experimental data of inputs and output. The transfer functions of anode and cathode chamber are obtained through a system identification approach.

References

  1. 1.
    Nandy, A., Kundu, P.: Configurations of microbial fuel cells. Progress Recent Trends Microb. Fuel Cells, 25–45 (2018)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Aelterman, P., Rabaey, K., Clauwaert, P., Verstraete, W.: Microbial fuel cells for wastewater treatment. Water Sci. Technol. 54, 9–15 (2006)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Vijay, A., Vaishnava, M., Chhabra, M.: Microbial fuel cell assisted nitrate nitrogen removal using cow manure and soil. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 23, 7744–7756 (2016)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Jessica, L.: An experimental study of microbial fuel cells for electricity generating: performance characterization and capacity improvement. J. Sustain. Bioenerg. Syst. 3, 171–178 (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Sleutels, T.H.J.A., Ter Heijne, A., Buisman, C.J.N., Hamelers, H.V.M.: Bioelectrochemical systems: an outlook for practical applications. ChemSusChem 5(6), 1012–1019 (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Wang, L., Zhao, W.: System identification: new paradigms, challenges, and opportunities. Acta Autom. Sinica 39, 933–942 (2013)MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Schoukens, J., Vandersteen, G., Barbé, K., Pintelon, R.: Nonparametric preprocessing in system identification: a powerful tool. Eur. J. Control. 15, 260–274 (2009)MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Saengphet, W., Tantrairatn, S., Thumtae, C., Srisertpol, J.: Implementation of system identification and flight control system for UAV. In: 3rd International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics, pp. 678–683 (2013)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Ozdemir, A., Gumussoy, S.: Transfer function estimation in system identification toolbox via vector fitting. IFAC PapersOnLine 50(1), 6232–6237 (2017)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Deb, A., Roychoudhury, S., Sarkar, G.: System identification: parameter estimation of transfer function. In: Analysis and Identification of Time-Invariant Systems, Time-Varying Systems, and Multi-Delay Systems using Orthogonal Hybrid Functions. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control, vol. 46. Springer, Cham (2016)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Schijndel, A.W.M.: The Use of system identification tools in MatLab for transfer functions. In: 3rd Annual Meeting of Climate for Culture Project (CfC), EU-FP7-Project no.: 226873, Visby, Sweden, pp. 1–34 (2011)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Fruk, M., Vujisić, G., Špoljarić, T.: Parameter identification of transfer functions using MATLAB. In: 36th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics, pp. 697–702 (2013)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research and ManagementAhmedabadIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologySilcharIndia
  4. 4.“Aurel Vlaicu” University of AradAradRomania

Personalised recommendations