TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Combustion and Fuels, and Cycle Innovations

Analysis Strategies for Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Based Hybrid Systems

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A. D. Rao, G. S. Samuelsen

National Fuel Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(3), 503-509 (Jun 19, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1413462 History: Received November 01, 1999; Revised February 01, 2000; Online June 19, 2002
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Schematic representation of tubular SOFC stack (2)
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Cross section of an individual cell (1)
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SureCell™ system as proposed by Westinghouse (2)
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Comparison between predicted performance and Westinghouse values
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Performance of SOFC with CO versus H2 as fuel
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Effect of reforming the fuel within the cell
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Effect of pressure ratio on the performance of the SureCell™ hybrid cycle



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