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Hydrogen Generation through Static Feed Water Electrolysis

  • F. C. Jensen
  • F. H. Schubert

Abstract

Life Systems’ Static Feed Water Electrolysis System (SFWES) concept, developed under NASA sponsorship, is presented for potential applicability to terrestrial hydrogen (H2) production. The SFWES concept uses (1) an alkaline electrolyte to minimize power requirements and materials compatibility problems, (2) a method where the electrolyte is retained in a thin porous matrix eliminating bulk electrolyte, and (3) a static water feed mechanism to prevent electrode and electrolyte contamination and to promote system simplicity.

Keywords

Cell Voltage Water Vapor Pressure Feed Water Cell Matrix Water Electrolysis 
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References

  1. 1.
    Schubert, F. H., J. D. Powell and F. C. Jensen, “Development of an Advanced Static Feed Water Electrolysis Module,” ER-178-2a, 2b, Life Systems’ Quarterly Reports.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Wynveen, R. A. and F. H. Schubert, “Regenerative Fuel Cell Sub-system Design Handbook,” prepared under Contract No. NAS9-12509 by Life Systems, Inc., for the Manned Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. C. Jensen
    • 1
  • F. H. Schubert
    • 1
  1. 1.Life Systems, Inc.ClevelandUSA

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