315.757 Fuel Cell Programming
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, RU, 1.0h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: RU Calc. Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • to formulate the electrochemical conservation equations in a fuel cell.
  • solve the resulting boundary value problem in MATLAB.
  • carry out an analysis of the potential losses.

Subject of course

  • Working principle of a PEM fuel cell
  • Electrochemical conservation equations
  • Polarization curve and loss analysis
  • Programming in MATLAB

Teaching methods

  • Introduction to fuel cells (lecture)
  • Introduction to the mathematical approach (lecture)
  • Q & A

Mode of examination


Additional information

Pandemiebedingt kann das Format der Abhaltung der LVA abweichen.

Due to the pandemic the format of the lecture may vary.



Course dates

Fri13:00 - 16:0018.11.2022Seminarraum BA 10B - MB Rechenübung Brennstoffzelle
Thu13:00 - 15:0024.11.2022Seminarraum BA 10B - MB Rechenübung Brennstoffzelle
Wed13:00 - 16:0007.12.2022Seminarraum BA 10B - MB Q&A Brennstoffzelle

Examination modalities

  • Program Code MATLAB
  • Calculated Examples
  • Oral exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2022 08:00 15.11.2022 09:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
700 FW Elective Courses - Mechanical Engineering Not specified


No lecture notes are available.