Mass Flow Rate Estimation Study of Oxygen, Hydrogen and Water in Fuel Cell Paper No.: 2023-DF-08 Section Research Papers


Siddharth Gandhi
Abhijeet Chavan


The lately technology advancements of usage for fuel alternate energy source has gained tremendous pace with several organizations leading active development in the same sector. From all the technologies currently under advance stage of development, hydrogen powered fuel cell technology looks to be promising with very little disadvantages. Major challenge in the same field is the efficiency and thermodynamic voltage improvement by different avenues. The impacts of change in pressure in supplied hydrogen and oxygen, its effects on thermodynamic voltage and possible efficiency improvement. With the improvement in fuel cell voltage, number of fuel cells requirement can be dropped reducing the required area for mounting on mobile applications. This study details the calculations of required fuel flow, air flow, exhaust flow etc. with different pressure is determined. Supercharged fuel cell conceptual study is performed.

Keywords: Fuel cell, Pressure, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Mass Flow Rate Estimation, Water in Fuel Cell, Hydrogen Fuel Cell, Vehicle


Author Biographies

Siddharth Gandhi, Mechanical Engineering Department, MITADT University, Pune – 412201, Maharashtra, India

Corresponding Author
Siddharth Gandhi
Mechanical Engineering Department, MITADT University, Pune – 412201, Maharashtra, India.
Email: siddharthgandhi@LIVE.COM


Abhijeet Chavan, Mechanical Engineering Department, MITADT University, Pune – 412201, Maharashtra, India



How to Cite
Siddharth Gandhi, & Abhijeet Chavan. (2023). Mass Flow Rate Estimation Study of Oxygen, Hydrogen and Water in Fuel Cell: Paper No.: 2023-DF-08. ARAI Journal of Mobility Technology, 3(2), 617–624.


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