Preparation and Numerical Simulation of Structural Parameters of Ni–Fe Bimetallic Porous Anode Support for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

  • Xin Gu
  • Jie Yu
  • Wenhui Ma
  • Guoqiang Lv
  • Dingwen Kang
  • Guangjie Xie
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Optimization of preparation conditions for Ni–Fe bimetallic porous anode-supported planar solid oxide fuel cells was carried out. Experimental and literature data were used to build a 3D model of an anode-supported solid oxide fuel cell. A parametric study was carried out to determine the influence of various design parameters on performance. Some operating variables, such as thickness and porosity, were changed to observe their effects on the cell performance. Increased thickness had an adverse influence on the performance of the cell, but an increase in porosity improved performance.


Solid oxide fuel cells Chemical reaction Thickness Porosity 



The work was supported by the Science and Technology Project of Yunnan Province (No. 2016FB080), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51764028) and the Science and Technology Program of Yunnan Province (No. 2015RD016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xin Gu
    • 1
  • Jie Yu
    • 1
  • Wenhui Ma
    • 1
    • 2
  • Guoqiang Lv
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dingwen Kang
    • 1
  • Guangjie Xie
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Materials and Metallurgical EngineeringKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Complex Nonferrous Metal Resources Cleaning Utilization in Yunnan Province, The National Engineering Laboratory for Vacuum MetallurgyKunmingChina

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