A physically-based dynamic model for a PEM Fuel Cell
(PEMFC) stack has been developed at
The above models are based upon work supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0135229. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
PEMFC Model Description
The MATLAB/SIMULINK simulator is most appropriate for system level studies such as controller design, parameter sensitivity analysis, and determining the effect of load transients on fuel cell performance. The PSpice equivalent electrical circuit simulator is developed for circuit level simulation studies and controller design. The details of model development and its application in fuel cell distributed generation (FCDG) studies have been reported in the following papers.
C. Wang, M.H. Nehrir, and S.R. Shaw, “Dynamic Models and Model Validation for PEM Fuel Cells using Electrical Circuits,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp 442-451, June 2005.
C. Wang, M.H. Nehrir and H. Gao, “Control of PEM Fuel Cell Distributed Generation Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 586-595, June 2006.
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