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Unformatted text preview: ½O Cathode Reaction
2H
2e
HO Overall Reaction
½O
H
HO Figure 2 Eqn. 1 ° ° ° ° Equation 1 ° 0.814 ° ° 1
2 ° ° Equation 2 ° Eqn. 3 Eqn. 2 Figure 2: The anode reaction yields two protons and two electrons from the hydrogen fuel. The oxygen
feed combines with the products of the anode reaction to make water. These two reactions added
together account for the overall reaction. Anode Reaction
H
2H
2e Equation 1 Equation 1 Figure 3 Figure 3: A voltage versus current density plot showing the three different efficiency losses [1]. Figure 3. Eqn. 4 Methods: Figure 4: Fuel cell and equipment schematic. Figure 5 safety information and Equation 4 Figure 5 Figure 5: Ohmic polarization region of the characteristic curve for fuel cell number one. Current (mA) experimental protocol can be found in Appendix A.) Figure 3 Voltage (mV) Table 2: ttest results comparing cell one to two and three. Table 1: Resistance losses and...
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This document was uploaded on 02/28/2014 for the course C&BED 442 at Montana.
 Spring '14
 JeffHeys

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