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Title: Variable area fuel cell process channels

Abstract

A fuel cell arrangement having a non-uniform distribution of fuel and oxidant flow paths, on opposite sides of an electrolyte matrix, sized and positioned to provide approximately uniform fuel and oxidant utilization rates, and cell conditions, across the entire cell.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Churchill Borough, PA
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
864014
Patent Number(s):
4292379
Assignee:
Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
ET-78-C-03-2031
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
variable; fuel; cell; process; channels; arrangement; non-uniform; distribution; oxidant; flow; paths; opposite; electrolyte; matrix; sized; positioned; provide; approximately; uniform; utilization; rates; conditions; entire; process channels; fuel cell; flow paths; flow path; electrolyte matrix; uniform distribution; approximately uniform; oxidant flow; cell arrangement; provide approximately; cell conditions; utilization rates; /429/

Citation Formats

Kothmann, Richard E. Variable area fuel cell process channels. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Kothmann, Richard E. Variable area fuel cell process channels. United States.
Kothmann, Richard E. Thu . "Variable area fuel cell process channels". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864014.
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