0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Visualization of GDL Deformation by Freezing of Water Using X-Ray Radiography

[+] Author Affiliations
Jongrok Kim, Junho Je, Moo Hwan Kim

POSTECH, Pohang, Korea

Massoud Kaviany

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Sang Young Son

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Paper No. FuelCell2010-33281, pp. 735-737; 3 pages
doi:10.1115/FuelCell2010-33281
From:
  • ASME 2010 8th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology
  • ASME 2010 8th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference: Volume 1
  • Brooklyn, New York, USA, June 14–16, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: Advanced Energy Systems Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4404-5 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3875-4
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME

abstract

During operation of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs), electro-chemical reactions generate water, which exists as a liquid because of the PEFMC’s low operating temperature. The water remains in the PEFMC after it is turned off. During the winter this water can freeze; associated increase in its volume deforms the gas diffusion layer (GDL). The deformed GDL reduces the cell’s power output and durability. In this investigation, X-ray microscopy was used demonstrate that water freezing changed the geometry of GDL by water freezing.

Copyright © 2010 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In