Implementation of a Fuel Cell Dynamic Simulator

  • Lim, Jeong-Gyu (Dept. of Control and Instrumentation Eng., Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Chung, Se-Kyo (Dept. of Control and Instrumentation Eng., Gyeongsang National University)
  • Published : 2007.10.20


This paper presents the development of a fuel cell dynamic simulator using a programmable DC power supply and LabVIEW graphical user interface. The developed simulator closely describes the static and dynamic characteristics of an actual proton exchange membrance fuel cell (PEMFC). The experimental results are provided to verify the operation of the simulator. The developed simulator can be used as a convenient and economic alternative to an actual fuel cell for developing and testing a fuel cell power conditioning system.


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