Solid State Science and Technology, Vol. 15, No 1 (2007) 163-168

ISSN 0128-7389

Corresponding Author: ctie@vlsi.eng.ukm.my

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CLEAN CHEAP AND COMPACT (3C) POWER GENERATION SYSTEM FOR

MOBILE AND PORTABLE APPLICATION: PEM FUEL CELL

S.K.Kamarudina, W.R.W.Dauda and A.Md.Somb

aDepartment of Chemical and Process Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,

43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.

bFaculty of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA,

40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

 

ABSTRACT

The main objective of this paper is to develop a PEMFC for mobile and portable application using methanol as the fuel sources. From the economic view of point, this design is very competitive with conventional internal combustion engine, ICE. The advantage of fuel cell usage is able to reduce the environmental pollution as well as the world demand of fossil fuels. The electricity cost was calculated as RM 0.16kWh-1 compared to the current existing cost of TNB as RM 0.218kWh-1

 

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