Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Designing and Building Fuel Cells

Author:Colleen Spiegel
Publisher : McGraw-Hill's
Price: 90 $

A guide for the design, modeling, and construction of fuel cells. This book covers covers fuel cell applications…fuels and the hydrogen economy, fuel cell chemistry, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry, fuel cell modeling, materials, and system design, fuel types, delivery, and processing, fuel cell operating conditions, fuel cell characterization, and much more. Using this book only reader can get comprehensive idea on fuel cell technology.

Table of Content

Chapter 1. An Introduction to Fuel Cells
Chapter 2. Fuel Cells and the Hydrogen Economy
Chapter 3. Fuel Cells Types
Chapter 4. Basic Fuel Cell Chemistry and Thermodynamics
Chapter 5. Fuel Cell Applications
Chapter 6. Basic Fuel Cell Thermodynamics
Chapter 7. Fuel Cell Charge Transport
Chapter 8. Fuel Cell Mass Transport
Chapter 9. Heat Transfer
Chapter 10. Fuel Cell Modeling
Chapter 11. Fuel Cell Materials
Chapter 12. Fuel Cell Stack Components and Materials
Chapter 13. Fuel Cell Stack Design
Chapter 14. Fuel Cell System Design
Chapter 15. Fuel Types, Delivery, and Processing
Chapter 16. Fuel Cell Operating Conditions
Chapter 17: Fuel Cell Characterization


Appendix A: Useful Constants and Conversions
Appendix B: Thermodynamic Properties of Selected Substances
Appendix C: Molecular Weight, Gas Constant and Specific Heat for Selected Substances
Appendix D: Gas Specific Heats at Various Temperatures
Appendix E: Specific Heat for Saturated Liquid Water at Various Temperatures
Appendix F: Thermodynamic Data for Selected Fuel Cell Reactants at Various Temperatures
Appendix G: Binary Diffusion Coefficients for Selected Fuel Cell Substances
Appendix H: Product Design Specifications
Appendix I: Fuel Cell Design Requirements and Parameters

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