Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 15–22 | Cite as

Distribution of reaction in a cell with gas-evolving electrodes. I. Magnesium/silver chloride seawater battery

  • R. E. W. Jansson
  • R. J. Marshall


The effects of gas evolution on the distribution of reaction at high current densities have been studied experimentally in a model Mg-AgCl battery cell. Measurements of current, potential, pH and temperature were made at four vertical locations during discharge at applied pressures between 1–6 bar(g). Temperature and pressure were found to influence local current density with consequences for overall battery lifetime.


Chloride Physical Chemistry Applied Pressure High Current Density Vertical Location 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. W. Jansson
    • 1
  • R. J. Marshall
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentSouthampton UniversitySouthamptonUK

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