A Basic Overview of Fuel Cells: Materials and Applications
Jayshree Ramkumar, S. Chandramouleeswaran
In this chapter, the history of fuel cells from invention to modern days is discussed. The 19th century saw the development of steam engine while in the 20th century, the combustion engine was dominant and it is quite probable that the 21st century will be the era of fuel cells. The various types of fuel cells with their advantages, disadvantages and principal applications are reviewed in this chapter.
Fuel Cells, Principle of Operation, History of Fuel Cells, Fuel Design
Published online 1/2/2018, 15 pages
Part of Smart Polymers and Composites
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