Transport Phenomena in Nafion®-Polypropylene Composite Membranes

V.V. Narvekar, Q. Fan, and S. Warner
Dept. of Materials and Textiles, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

A computational model is used to describe the current density distribution and the water management in the Nafion® 117 and Nafion®1115/PP composite membranes.

The effects of the change in the membrane water content and the back-diffused water on distribution of proton concentration is discussed.