Fuel cell systems represent a promising alternative energy converter. In the past years, researches have been conducted for their modeling, control, and diagnosis. The model should accurately reproduce the behavior without being too complex. Due to the highly multiphysical interactions and coupling within the fuel cell, using a graphical representation for developing this model seems well suited. This paper presents a review of recent literature on graphical representation of proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC). Three main graphical representations are discussed: bond graph (BG), EMR, and equivalent electrical circuit. Their fields of application will be shown as well.
A Review on Graphical Methods for Modeling a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell
Contributed by the Advanced Energy Systems Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF FUEL CELL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Manuscript received September 17, 2014; final manuscript received November 30, 2015; published online January 20, 2016. Assoc. Editor: Rak-Hyun Song.
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Bressel, M., Ould Bouamama, B., Hissel, D., and Hilairet, M. (January 20, 2016). "A Review on Graphical Methods for Modeling a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell." ASME. J. Fuel Cell Sci. Technol. December 2015; 12(6): 060801. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4032336
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