Introduction to Fuel Cells

Electrochemistry and Materials

Authors: Jiang, San Ping, Li, Qingfeng

  • Covers all aspects of fuel cell fundamentals, including their basic thermodynamics, electrochemistry, electrocatalysts, and materials, plus a brief introduction to advanced energy conversion and storage technologies
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  • Provides problems and exercises in each chapter, and practical experiments that can be conducted in conjunction with teaching
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  • Written for engineering students with little or no background in electrochemistry and electrocatalysts, emphasizing the basic principles and fundamental knowledge
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  • Can also be used as an excellent reference textbook for any electrochemistry, materials science, engineering and energy-related course
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About this Textbook

This book covers essential electrochemistry and materials science content and provides an extensive collection of examples in order to bridge the gap between engineering students’ basic knowledge and the concrete skills they need to handle practical problems in fuel cells. The book also has a special chapter on laboratory experiments with fuel cells is also included, which can be conducted in conjunction with classroom teaching. Each chapter includes problems and exercises.

The book starts with an introduction to the basic thermodynamics and electrochemistry principles and techniques in fuel cells. It subsequently discusses fuel cell operation principles, electrocatalysts, electrode materials, cell and system configuration and technologies in low-temperature fuel cells such as alkaline fuel cells and proton exchange membrane fuel cells, and in high-temperature fuel cells including solid oxide, and molten carbonate fuel cells. Other energy conversion and storage technologies such as supercapacitors, batteries, and electrolysis are also covered.

The book provides students with an engineering background essential information on the basic thermodynamics, electrochemistry and materials of fuel cells, the most efficient and environmentally friend energy conversion technologies, all in a single book.


About the authors

Dr. San Ping Jiang obtained his BE from South China University of Technology in 1982 and PhD from The City University, London in 1988. He is a Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Deputy Director of Fuels and Energy Technology Institute, Curtin University and Adjunct Professor of the University of Sunshine Coast University, Australia. Before joining Curtin University in 2010, Dr. Jiang worked at Essex University in UK, CSIRO Materials Science and Manufacturing Division, Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd in Melbourne, Australia and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He has over 25 years R and D experience in electrochemical energy conversion and storage technologies. His research interests encompass solid oxide fuel cells, proton exchange membrane fuel cells, water splitting, supercapacitors, solid oxide electrolysers, electrocatalysis and nano- and mesoporous structured functional materials. He has published 315 journal articles, which have accrued over 10,500 citations and a h-index of 58. He has authored and co-authored 12 book chapters, 4 books on fuel cells, and delivered over 70 invited public seminars. 

 

Qingfeng Li is a full professor at the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Technical University of Denmark. He received his PhD at the Northeastern University of China in 1990 and in 2006, was awarded the Doctor of Technics in Denmark. He has initialized / coordinated / participated in seven EUs and more than 20 Nordic research projects in the field of electrochemical energy conversion technologies including a Danish-Chinese Research Centre on Proton Conducting Systems. For the time being he is leading a Danish research center funded by Innovation Fund Denmark, devoted to fundamental research on high temperature polymer fuel cells. He has a list of 135 papers published on peer-reviewed journals, with a total citation of over 6000 times and an h-index of 34. He has co-authored four books and 16 book chapters. In addition, he has been teaching a Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cells course for the last 14 years and an experimental Fuel Cell Chemistry course for nine years at the Technical University of Denmark.

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-981-10-7626-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover ca. 72,79 €
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  • Due: January 11, 2019
  • ISBN 978-981-10-7625-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Fuel Cells
Book Subtitle
Electrochemistry and Materials
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-7626-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-7625-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Illustrations and Tables
200 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
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