MECH 549

Fuel Cell Technology

Units: 1.5

Overview of current fuel cell technology. Operating principles, fundamental thermodynamics and electrochemistry. Types of fuel cells and applications. Proton exchange membrane fuel cells; components; performance; testing. Micro fuel cells. High temperature fuel cells. Modelling of transport phenomena in fuel cells. Hydrogen production and storage. Fuel cell systems and ancillaries.

Graduate course in the Mechanical Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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