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Fuel Cell Fundamentals

  • S. M. Javaid Zaidi
  • M. Abdur Rauf
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Abstract

In this chapter fuel cell introduction and general concepts about fuel cell are presented. Types of fuel cell and their classification are given and desired properties of the polymeric membranes for use in PEMFC are described. At the end challenges facing the fuel cell industry and their future outlook are briefly discussed.

Keywords

Environmental Impact Fuel Cell Fossil Fuel Energy Storage Economic Benefit 
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  • S. M. Javaid Zaidi
  • M. Abdur Rauf

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