Fuel Cell Stack Durability for Vehicle Application
In recent years, the importance of fuel cell vehicles has been increasing in the North American, European, and Japanese markets amid desires to reduce CO2 emissions and resolve energy problems. Therefore, improving stack durability has become an increasingly important issue. However, many membrane electrode assembly degradation phenomena occur in the stack under various vehicle operating conditions. This chapter presents an analysis of membrane electrode assembly degradation phenomena and the results obtained with several durability improvement measures.
KeywordsFuel Cell Oxygen Reduction Reaction Membrane Electrode Assembly Platinum Particle Degradation Factor
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