Power Generation Using Microbial Fuel Cell

  • R. Senthil KumarEmail author
  • D. Yuvaraj
  • K. R. Sugavanam
  • V. R. Subramanian
  • S. Mohamed Riyaz
  • S. Gowtham
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)


Studying the performance of the microbial fuel cell using waste water as a substrate. Study was carried out in double chamber microbial fuel cell with single and multiple salt bridge as Photon exchanger and also the performance for multiple electrodes instead of single electrode of same volume was studied. It has been identified that the double chambered reactor with multiple electrode and multiple salt bridge microbial fuel cell performance were observed whose performance is better than other fuel cell. The results shows that the microbial fuel cell can effectively used in waste water treatment plant for the generation of power.


Waste water substrate Fuel cell reactor Photon exchange membrane Multiple electrodes Multiple salt bridge Electrodes surface area Anaerobic process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Senthil Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. Yuvaraj
    • 1
  • K. R. Sugavanam
    • 1
  • V. R. Subramanian
    • 1
  • S. Mohamed Riyaz
    • 1
  • S. Gowtham
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Department of Bio TechnologyVel Tech High Tech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sakunthala Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia

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