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SOFC Modeling

  • Jarosław Milewski
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Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Abstract

SOFC performance modeling is impacted by the multi-physic processes taking place on the fuel cell surfaces. Heat transfer together with electrochemical reactions, mass and charge transport are conducted inside the cell. There are many mathematical models of the SOFC [1], based mainly on mathematical descriptions of these physical, chemical, and electrochemical properties. There are several parameters affecting cell working conditions, e.g. electrolyte material, electrolyte thickness, cell temperature, inlet and outlet gas compositions at anode and cathode, anode and cathode porosities etc.

Keywords

Fuel Cell Heat Exchanger Combustion Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Turbine Inlet Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Heat EngineeringWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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