5E40.80 - Fuel Cells

Code Number:
5E40.80
Demo Title:
Fuel Cells
Condition:
Excellent
Principle:
Generation of Electricity
Area of Study:
Electricity & Magnetism
Equipment:
Fuel Cell Model.
Procedure:

Use the model to describe the different parts of a fuel cell and how their function.

References:
  • Bernard J. Feldman, "Hydrogen Fuel Cell Automobiles", TPT, Vol. 43, #8, Nov. 2005, p. 492.
  • David Kramer, "Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft May be Getting a Lift", TPT, Vol. 73, #12, Dec. 2020, p. 27.
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  • Eric Koepf and Flora Lichtman, "A Device That Converts Sunlight Into Hydrogen Fuel", Popular Science, Vol. 285, #9, Sept. 2013, p. 32.
  • Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, "11.7 - Electricity From a Fuel Cell", Chemical Demonstrations, Vol. 4, p. 123.
  • "This Month in Physics History: October 1842: William Grove's Letter to Faraday Describing a Fuel Cell", APS News, Vol. 28, #9, Oct. 2019, p. 2, 6.

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