Development and Analysis of Gas Diffusion Electrode in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell

Authors(1) :-Prem. J

In this Project a comparative study and an experimental investigation was performed on a single PEM fuel cell made with conventional hot-pressed MEA and catalyst-coated membrane (CCM) under identical conditions of Pt electro catalyst loadings. Initially a single cell 5 layer MEA was prepared by the conventional hot-pressed method using Pt/C as the catalyst Material. The catalyst was synthesized as per the procedures and coated onto the carbon paper of the MEA and the result (Power Density and Current Density) is obtained. The same catalyst is coated directly on the membrane by CCM method to prepare the 3 Layer MEA. The result is yet to be obtained. Both the results are to be compared to find the better method which has higher electrochemical surface area and higher current density and power density.

Authors and Affiliations

Prem. J
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Muthayammal Engineering College, Tamil Nadu, India

ODDMRP, WSNs, MEA, CCM, PEMFC

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 147-150
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162540
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Prem. J, " Development and Analysis of Gas Diffusion Electrode in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.147-150, September-October-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET162540

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