Academic Catalog

CHE705 FUEL CELLS THEORY AND APPLICATIONS

Course Code: 5630705
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Chemical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NC EROLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Hydrogen energy systems: hydrogen production, storage, safety, and economy. Introduction to fuel cells: Fuel cell types, fundamentals of alkaline, proton exchange membrane, phosphoric acid, and direct methanol fuel cells. Fuel cell electrochemistry, fuel cell components: membranes, catalysts, and membrane electrode assemblies, fuel cell modeling and system design, fuel cell applications.