Polymer Membranes for Fuel Cells

  • S. M. Javaid Zaidi
  • Takeshi Matsuura

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. S. M. Javaid Zaidi, M. Abdur Rauf
    Pages 1-6
  3. A. F. Ismail, R. Naim, N. A. Zubir
    Pages 27-49
  4. Jochen Kerres
    Pages 1-37
  5. Panagiotis Trogadas, Vijay Ramani
    Pages 253-280
  6. Hyuk Chang, Haekyoung Kim, Yeong Suk Choi, Wonmok Lee
    Pages 307-339
  7. Jun Lin, Ryszard Wycisk, Peter N. Pintauro
    Pages 341-359
  8. M. Bello, S. M. Javaid Zaidi, S. U. Rahman
    Pages 361-384
  9. Dipak Rana, Takeshi Matsuura, S. M. Javaid Zaidi
    Pages 401-420
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 421-431

About this book

Introduction

Fuel cell is considered to be one of the most promising clean energy sources since it does not generate toxic gases and other hazardous compounds. It is currently an important research topic in all leading automobile and energy industries and also considered as reaching the threshold of commercialization. Among various kinds of fuel cells, polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFC) are easy to be miniaturized and suited as energy sources for automobiles as well as domestic applications and potable devices. The center of PEMFC is the polymer electrolyte membrane, as it defines the properties needed for other components of fuel cell and is the key component of a fuel cell system. This book is the first book exclusively dedicated on fuel cell membranes. The experts of the field are brought together to review the development of polymeric membranes for PEMFC in all their aspects. The book was written for engineers, scientists, professors, graduate students as well as general readers in universities, research institutions and industries who are engaged in R & D of synthetic polymeric membranes for PEMFC.

Keywords

Copolymer Nafion Permeation RSI direct methanol fuel cell fuel cell microbial fuel cell polymer polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell

Editors and affiliations

  • S. M. Javaid Zaidi
    • 2
  • Takeshi Matsuura
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OttawaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.King Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73532-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-73531-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-73532-0
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