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A PEM Fuel-Cell Model Featuring Oxygen-Excess-Ratio Estimation and Power-Electronics Interaction

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6 Author(s)
Ramos-Paja, C.A. ; Fac. de Minas, Univ. Nac. de Colombia, Medellin, Colombia ; Giral, R. ; Martinez-Salamero, L. ; Romano, J.
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In this paper, a polymer-electrolyte-membrane fuel-cell (FC) model that is useful for simulation and control purposes is presented. The model uses both electrical-circuit components and functional blocks to reproduce both static and dynamic FC behaviors. Its main feature is in the reproduction of the oxygen-excess-ratio behavior, but it is also able to interact with any electrical device connected at the FC terminals, e.g., a load or a switching converter. Consequently, the proposed model can be used to develop new control strategies aimed at avoiding the oxygen-starvation effect and/or minimizing the fuel consumption. The model has been customized for a Ballard Nexa 1.2-kW power system, and this has allowed an experimental validation by means of measurements performed on a real FC device.

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Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:57 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

June 2010

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