Development of cathode materials for intermediate temperature a thesis submitted for the degree of doctor of philosophy at a solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) is a. Design, fabrication and characterization of novel planar solid oxide fuel cells a dissertation presented to the academic faculty by charles e compson in partial fulfillment. A novel sofc tri-generation system for building applications (springer theses) [theo elmer] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the thesis has critically examined, both theoretically and experimentally, a novel tri-generation system concept - with encouraging system performance demonstrated. In an effort to extend its usefulness as a sofc fabrication tool, the celd of ceria directly onto common sofc cathode materials without a metallic phase was developed, as well as templated deposition schemes producing ceria nanowires and inverse opals.
Transient analysis of a solid oxide fuel cell/ gas turbine hybrid system for distributed electric propulsion a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the. Massachusetts institute of technology phd in mechanical engineering, june 2016 thesis: modeling of solid oxide fuel cell performance with coal gasification. Hemamala karunadasa studied chemistry and materials science at princeton university (ab with high honors 2003 certificate in materials science and engineering 2003), where her undergraduate thesis project with professor robert j cava examined geometric magnetic frustration in metal oxides.
3-dimensional computational fluid dynamics modeling of solid oxide fuel cell using different fuels by sachin laxman puthran a thesis presented to the faculty of the graduate school of the. In this thesis, a dynamic model of solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) is presented fuel cells operate at low voltages and hence need to be boosted and inverted in order to be. Development, characterization and modeling of intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell (it-sofc) thesis director: prof pascal briois tel: +33 3 84 58 37 01 e-mail: [email protected]
A diesel-fuelled solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) 1 kw generator: system and harsh dhingra a thesis submitted to the department of chemical engineering. Abstract title of thesis : patterned nickel anode stability in sofc environments with h2, co and ch 4 fuel feeds benjamin paul becker , master of science, 2005. Master thesis sofc 1 solid oxide fuel cell: design improvements of the electrostatic spray deposition system and cell test station development by arturo veiga lópez submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master in mechanical and aerospace engineering in the graduate college of the illinois institute of technology chicago, illinois october 2013. 15 materials used in sofc 16 16 scope of this master thesis 17 12 development of gadolinia doped ceria electrolyte for it-sofc 12 why fuel cells.
Development of solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) components aroa morán-ruiz, karmele vidal, aitor larrañaga and maría isabel arriortua university of the basque country (upv/ehu), faculty of science and technology, department of. A thesis submitted for the degree of doctor of philosophy by chami nk patabendige, bsc (chemhons), amrsc 11 solid oxide fuel cell 4 111 sofc anode 7. A solid oxide fuel cell 32advantages the advantages of sofc with respect to other fuel cells are, they present high efficiency ~50%) with hydrocarbon fuels such. A thesis submitted to the graduate school of natural and applied sciences of solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) is a device that converts the chemical energy of. Investigation into the effects of trace coal syn gas species on the performance of solid oxide fuel cell anodes, phd thesis, russ college of engineering and.
Current and former members of the alternative energy systems research group at colorado school of mines thesis: simulation of sofc-based micro solid oxide. The thesis presents the following general conclusions with respect to the novel sofc liquid desiccant tri-generation system: (1) sofc and liquid desiccant air conditioning are an effective technological pairing. Solid oxide fuel cells s olid oxide fuel cells (sofcs) offer a clean, low-pollution technology to electrochemically generate however, reduction of the sofc.
Materials development for the fabrication of doctoral thesis pradnyesh satardekar - 2014 to my family abstract solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) is an upcoming. The ability of solid oxide fuel cells (sofc) to directly and efficiently convert the chemical energy in hydrocarbon fuels to electricity places the technology in a unique and exciting position to play a significant role in the clean energy revolution in order to make sofc technology cost. August 2017- the nicholas group and collaborators including dr kevin huang of the university of south carolina and dr shawn ji of atrex energy: received a new award from the department of energy solid oxide fuel cell program to conduct degradation and performance studies of ald-stabilized nano-composite sofc cathodes thanks, doe.
Solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) is a promising alternative energy source, with its advantages of high operating efficiency, fuel flexibility, low emissions and relatively low cost. Sofc modeling in femlab anders nordelöf this thesis project was undertaken with great enthusiasm and curiosity, but the name solid oxide fuel cell,. Sofc thesis final - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online. Pdf | to improve the industry benchmark of solid oxide fuel cell systems (sofc), we consider anode off-gas recirculation using a blower as an add-on to our next-generation sofc system.