Autors: Gechev, T. M., Punov, P. B.
Title: Popular fuel cell types - a brief review
Keywords: fuel cell, hydrogen, energy efficiency, electrolyte, anode,

Abstract: Fuel cells (FCs) are well-known and very efficient devices that utilize the chemical energy of a fuel in order to generate electricity. Namely due to the high efficiency, as well as the compactness, stable operation under different conditions, high flexibility, and low environmental impact, fuel cells are applicable in many sectors and are regarded as a potential replacement of internal combustion engines. Depending on the type and size, FCs can be successfully utilized in electronic devices; personal equipment; commercial back-up or surveillance systems; in all types of vehicles, in ships; and for power and/or heat generation. There exist various types of fuel cells which can be divided based on fuel and electrolyte type, operating pressure and temperature, electrical efficiency and other criteria. This research aims at briefly reviewing the basics of the fuel cell technology in order to highlight its benefits and reliability, as well as to compare the most widely used types.


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PROCEEDINGS OF UNIVERSITY OF RUSE, vol. 60, issue 4, pp. 57-66, 2021, Bulgaria, University of Rousse, ISSN 2603-4123

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1. Pielecha, I., Dimitrov, R., Mihaylov, V., Energy flow analysis based on a simulated drive of a hybrid locomotive powered by fuel cells. Rail Vehicles/Pojazdy Szynowe. - 2022 - от чужди автори в чужди издания, неиндексирани в Scopus или Web of Science

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