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    • Distributed parameter model simulation tool for PEM fuel cells 

      Sarmiento Carnevali, María Laura; Serra, Maria; Batlle Arnau, Carles (2014-03-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this work, a simulation tool for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC) has been developed, based on a distributed parameter model. The tool is designed to perform studies of time and space variations in the direction ...
    • Distributed parameter model simulation tool for PEM fuel cells 

      Sarmiento Carnevali, María Laura; Serra, Maria; Batlle Arnau, Carles (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      En este trabajo se ha desarrollado una herramienta de simulación para pilas de combustible tipo PEM, basada en un modelo de parámetros distribuidos. La herramienta está diseñada para realizar estudios de variaciones ...
    • Distributed parameter model-based control of water activity and concentration of reactants in a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell 

      Sarmiento Carnevali, María Laura; Serra, Maria; Batlle Arnau, Carles (2017-01-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Water management is still a key challenge for optimal performance and durability of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells. Water levels along the channel in a PEM fuel cell present important spatial variations that ...
    • Distributed parameter PEMFC model order reduction 

      Sarmiento Carnevali, María Laura; Batlle Arnau, Carles; Serra, Maria; Massana Hugas, Immaculada (2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This work focuses on obtaining an order-reduced model from a nonlinear single PEMFC model, which incorporates the effects of distributed parameters that are relevant for its proper functioning and performance. The original ...
    • Modeling and control of PEM fuel cells 

      Sarmiento Carnevali, María Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-22)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      In recent years, the PEM fuel cell technology has been incorporated to the R&D plans of many key companies in the automotive, stationary power and portable electronics sectors. However, despite current developments, the ...
    • Observation of the internal states of a PEMFC anode gas channel 

      Luna Pacho, Julio Alberto; Batlle Arnau, Carles; Kunusch, Cristian; Riera, Jordi (Riera Colomer); Sarmiento Carnevali, María Laura; Serra, Maria (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this work a non-linear, model-based state observer is developed. Dynamics of the system described by a distributed parameter, partial differential equations model. Forward and backward discretization of the model to ...
    • Order reduction of a distributed parameter PEM fuel cell anode gas channel model 

      Sarmiento Carnevali, María Laura; Batlle Arnau, Carles; Massana Hugas, Immaculada; Serra, Maria (2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Distributed parameter modeling is required to accurately consider space variations, which are important regarding the performance and durability of the Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC) [1-3]. However, the number ...