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High-temperature solid oxide fuel cells : fundamentals, design, and applicatons
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New York, NY : Elsevier Advanced Technology, 2003
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9781856173872
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High Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Fundamentals, Design and Applications provides a comprehensive discussion of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). SOFCs are the most efficient devices for the electrochemical conversion of chemical energy of hydrocarbon fuels into electricity, and have been gaining increasing attention for clean and efficient distributed power generation.
The book explains the operating principle, cell component materials, cell and stack designs and fabrication processes, cell and stack performance, and applications of SOFCs. Individual chapters are written by internationally renowned authors in their respective fields, and the text is supplemented by a large number of references for further information.
The book is primarily intended for use by researchers, engineers, and other technical people working in the field of SOFCs. Even though the technology is advancing at a very rapid pace, the information contained in most of the chapters is fundamental enough for the book to be useful even as a text for SOFC technology at the graduate level.


Table of Contents

Introduction History of SOFCs Thermodynamics Electrolyte Cathode Anode Interconnect (ceramic, metallic)
Electrode Polarizations Fuels and Fuel Processing Cell and Stack Designs Cell and Stack Modelling Cell and Stack Testing Applications and Demonstrations