COMSOL Conference 2013

Batteries, Fuel Cells, and Electrochemical Processes

The performance of batteries, fuel cells, and electrochemical processes is governed by many interacting physical effects including fluid flow, heat transfer, and the electrochemical reactions. The papers, presentations, and posters featured on this page provide many examples of multiphysics modeling for electrochemical applications.

2D Axisymmetric Simulation of the Electrochemical Finishing of Micro Bores by Inverse Jet Electrochemical Machining

M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1, M. Kowalick1, G. Meichsner2, A. Schubert1, B. Hommel3, F. Jähn3, M. Scharrnbeck4, R. Garn5, A. Lenk5

1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
3SITEC Industrietechnologie GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
4SITEC Automation GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
5Continental Automotive GmbH, Limbach-Oberfrohna, Germany

Advanced 3D Imaging Coupled to Modeling of Fuel Cell and Battery Electrodes

F. Tariq, V. Yufit, M. Marinescu, G. Cui, M. Kishimoto, N. Brandon

Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Analysis of Electro-Thermal Hot Spot Formation in Li-Ion-Battery-Cells

W. Beckert, C. Freytag, T. Frölich, G. Fauser

Fraunhofer IKTS, Dresden, Germany

Current Distribution on PEM Fuel Cells with Different Flow Channel Patterns

A. Paulino1, E. Cunha1, E. Robalinho2, R. Passos3, E. Santiago1

1Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Universidade Nove de Julho, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Manaus, AM, Brazil

Electrical Behaviour of a Li-ion Polymer Battery

P. Alamar, J. Esarte

Fundación CETENA, Navarra, Spain

Electrochemical Modeling of Copper Electrorefining in Lab Scale and Pilot Plant Scale

D. Sujish, Jinimol Joy, B. Muralidharan, G. Padmakumar , K.K. Rajan

Fast Reactor Technology Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India

Electrochemical Pickling of Steel for Industrial Applications: Modeling

M. Freda, A. Giannetti, L. Lattanzi, S. Luperi

Centro Sviluppo Materiali, Rome, Italy

Estimation of Localized O2 Starvation Using 3D Modelling for PEM Fuel Cells

Ramesh P, S.P Duttagupta

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Heat Transfer Modelling of Single High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (HT PEFC) Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

V. Venkataraman

Centre for Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Research, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Hierarchical Modeling of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells

J. Dujc, J.O. Schumacher

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Institute of Computational Physics (ICP), Winterthur, Switzerland

Influence of Electrode Kinetics on Lithium-ion Battery Characteristics

H. Machrafi1,2, S. Cavadias2

1University of Liège, Thermodynamics of Irreversible Phenomena, Liège, Belgium
2University Pierre et Marie Curie, Laboratoire des Procédés Plasma et Traitement de Surface, Paris, France

Modeling Bioelectrochemical Systems for Waste Water Treatment and Bioenergy Recovery with COMSOL Multiphysics®

T. Oyetunde, D. Ofiteru, J. Rodriguez

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Modeling Galvanic Corrosion

E. Gutierrez-Miravete1, M. Turner2

1Rensselaer at Hartford, Hartford, CT, USA
2General Dynamics-Electric Boat, Groton, CT, USA

Modeling of Ammonia-fed Solid Oxide Cells in COMSOL Multiphysics®

D. Cheddie

University of Trinidad and Tobago, Couva, Trinidad and Tobago

Modeling of Charge Transport in Ion Bipolar Junction Transistors

A.V. Volkov, K. Tybrandt, I.V. Zozoulenko, M. Berggren

Organic Electronics, ITN, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden

Modeling of Liquid Water Distribution at Cathode Gas Flow Channels in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell – PEMFC

S. Skoda1, E. Robalinho2, A. Paulino1, E.F. Cunha1, M. Linardi1

1Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, São Paulo, Brazil
2Universidade Nove de Julho, São Paulo, Brazil

Modeling of the Material/Electrolyte Interface and the Electrical Current Generated During the Pulse Electrochemical Machining of Grey Cast Iron

O. Weber1, A. Rebschläger1, P. Steuer1, D. Bähre2

1Center for Mechatronics and Automatization, Saarbrücken, Germany
2Institute of Production Engineering, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

Modeling the Adsorption of Ions on Electrodes in a Flow Cell

R Venkataraghavan1, Tinto Alencherry 1, Naveen A2

1Unilever R&D Bangalore, Whitefield, Bangalore, India
2IISER Pune, Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Modeling the Electroplating of Hexavalent Chromium

N. Obaid, R. Sivakumaran, J. Lui, A. Okunade

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Modeling the Vanadium Oxygen Fuel Cell

F.T. Wandschneider1, M. Küttinger1, P. Fischer1, K. Pinkwart1, J. Tübke1, H. Nirschl2

1Fraunhofer-Institute for Chemical Technology, Pfinztal, Germany
2Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Modelling of a 5 Cell Intermediate Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (IT-PEFC) Stack: Analysis of Flow Configuration and Heat Transfer

A.S. Chandan1, A. Mossadegh Pour2, R. Steinberger-Wilckens2

1Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
2University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Numerical Modeling of a Microtubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

P. Pianko-Oprych, E. Kasilova, Z. Jaworski

West Pomeranian University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, Szczecin, Poland

Numerical Modeling of the Bistability of Electrolyte Transport in Conical Nanopores

H. White, L. Luo

Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Numerical Modelling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Role of Various Cell Parameters on Performance

O. Ighodaro, K. Scott

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Optimizing Electrode Surface Area by COMSOL Multiphysics®

B K SRIHARI, Dr K Nagarajan, Dr B Prabhakar Reddy, P VENKATESH

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India

Reverse Electrodialysis Process with Seawater and Concentrated Brines: a COMSOL Multiphysics® Model for Equipment Design

M. Tedesco, A. Cipollina, C. Scavuzzo, A. Tamburini, G. Micale

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Gestionale, Informatica, Meccanica (DICGIM), Università di Palermo (UNIPA), Palermo, Italy

Simplified Multiphysics Model for All-Solid State Microbatteries

M.S. Nesro, I.M. Elfadel

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

State of Charge (SOC) Governed Fast Charging Method for Lithium Based Batteries

F. Naznin

TVS Motor Company Ltd., Hosur, Tamil Nadu, India

Statistical Sensitivity Analysis of Li-ion Pouch Battery Cell Dimension and Design

A. Samba1, N. Omar2, H. Gualous3, Y. Firouz2, O. Capron2, M. Abdel MonemO2, J. Smekens2, P. Van den Bossche2, J. Van Mierlo2

1VUB ETEC, Brussel, Belgium and UCBN, LUSAC, Cherbourg, France
2VUB ETEC, Brussel, Belgium
3UCBN, LUSAC, Cherbourg, France

The Fast Model for Ionic Wind Simulation

A. Samusenko, Yu. Stishkov, P. Zhidkova

Saint Petersburg State University, Research and Educational Center “Electrophysics”, St Petersburg, Russia

Thermal Integration of Coupled SOFC System with a High-Performing Metal Hydride Storage

A. Mossadegh Pour, A. Dhira , R. Steinberger-Wilckensa

Department of Chemistry, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

ISBN: 978-0-9910001-5-9
ISSN: 2372-2215