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소형 로봇용 연료 전지 스택 설계 사양 최적화

소형 로봇용 연료 전지 스택 설계 사양 최적화
Alternative Title
Optimization of a Fuel Cell Stack for Small Robot Systems
황순욱최경호박용헌Ench, R. MichaelBates, Alex M.이상철권오성이동하
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한국태양에너지학회 춘계학술대회, pp.211 - 216
Conference Paper
Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC) are the most appropriate for energy source of small robot applications. PEMFC has superior in power density and thermodynamic efficiency as compared with the Direct Methaol Fuel Cell (DMFC). Furthermore, PEMFC has lighter weight and smaller size than DMFC which are very important factors as small robot power system. The most significant factor of mobile robots is weight which relates closely with energy consumption and robot operation. This research tried to find optimum specifications in terms of type, number of cell, active area, cooling method, weight, and size. In order to find optimum 500W PEMFC, six options are designed in this paper and studied to reduce total stack weight by applying new materials and design innovations. However, still remaining problems are thermal management, robot space for energy sources, and so on. For a thermal management, design options need to analysis of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for determining which option has the improved performance and durability.
Related Researcher
  • 최경호 Choi, Gyeungho
  • Research Interests ADAS; Automated Driving System; Clean Gas Energy Technology; Air Pollution Control Technology
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Division of Intelligent Robotics 2. Conference Papers
Interdisciplinary Engineering Major Advanced Intelligent Mobility Research Group 2. Conference Papers


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