A fuel cell is an electrochemical cell that converts the chemical energy of a fuel (often hydrogen) and an oxidizing agent (often oxygen) into electricity through a pair of redox reactions. Fuel cells are different from most batteries in requiring a continuous source of fuel and oxygen (usually from air) to sustain the chemical reaction, whereas in a battery the chemical energy usually comes from metals and their ions or oxides that are commonly already present in the battery, except in flow batteries. Fuel cells can produce electricity continuously for as long as fuel and oxygen are supplied. User will assign the total power in order to calculate the following:
2-Mass flow rates.
6-PV design aspects, area, Isc, Voc, efficiency, number of modules, total system area, number of cells, etc...
**MatLab-SimuLink should be used to run the model.
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Fuel Cell Photovoltaic Power System
User can reform the model based on his need. Dynamic modeling is allowed.