The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of fuel cells and fuel cell systems, including aspects of recent trends and state-of-the-art innovations. The student will learn to design and produce components using in-house rapid prototyping tools. The student will gain practical training in testing fuel cell stacks and determining performance characteristics. The course will bring together both engineering and scientific disciplines.
The course is focused on fuel cell design encompassing fuel cell systems, fuel processing, heat and water management and stack issues. The course will be largely based on laboratory and workshop practices. Practical work will be augmented by lectures and demonstrations. The student will be expected to read literature articles and be familiar with ¿SolidWorks¿ design tools. The student will choose a design topic and produce a written report.
Arbeidsformer og arbeidsomfang
The course will comprise lectures, demonstration and practical work. The student will select the design topic and produce a written report for the examination.
Oral examination including assessment of the design topic and report. Pass/Fail