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  • NPRE-470                                                                                                                     SP 2022

     

    Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Sources

     

    T.R. 14:00 ~ 15:20,  103 Talbot Laboratory

     

    1st week (Jan. 18 and 20) → Zoom meeting

    The role of hydrogen as a global energy form, hydrogen production by nuclear, fossil and renewable energy sources; hydrogen handling, safety; transportation and storage methods including high-pressure, cryogenic, metal hydrides and chemical hydrides; basic science and technology of fuel cells, including electrochemical processes; fuel cell thermodynamics; low- and high-temperature fuel cells; applications including portable electronics, automotive vehicles, distributed and back-up power, and space power.

    Prerequisite: CHEM 102, MATH 285, and PHYS 212. 

 

 

    Required Textbook         

          By Ryan P. O'Hayre, Suk-Won Cha, Whitney Colella

          Wiley, 3rd edition (2016)

           

       Recommended Textbook

         

         By Andrew Dicks, David James

         Wiley, 3rd edition (2018)

         

    Your web connection is needed to be under 'illinois.net' internet service to download the both textbooks.

    Otherwise refer from the instruction of using the VPN.

 

  • Course Syllabus

 

 

  • Homework

 

 

  • Lecture Material

 

 

  • In-Class Midterm Exam

     

    1st exam   2:00 PM ~ 3:20 PM,  Mar.22 (Tue),   Lecture 1~6 of range

    2nd exam  2:00 PM ~ 3:20 PM,  Apr. 26 (Tue),  Lecture 7~13 of range

     

 

 

     

  • Final as a Term Project

     

    Team Forming by drawing lots 

     

    Team Registration

    (1)  Due - noon, March. 31 (Thu)

    (2)  Elect team leader

    (3)  Team leaders should get consent of  term project title then email to instructor for the team registration

    (4)  Late registration is for a demerit in Final team score

     

    Presentation submission due :  untill the prior day noon of your presentation

     

    15 min of presentation + 5 min of discussion

     

    2:20 PM ~ 3:20 PM,   Apr. 28 (Thu)  -----   Team  A, B, C, D, E

       

    2:00 PM ~ 3:20 PM,   May 03 (Tue)  -----   Team  F, G, H, I, Campbell

       

     

     

    Design your own Fuel Cell

    for example;

    (1)  Field of its application and engineering requirements

    (2)  Selection of Fuel, oxidizer - background of selection and logistics

    (3)  Electro-chemical reaction

    (4)  Description of design and structure

    (5)  Characteristic features compared to other types of power generation or storage

    (6)  Expected benefit to use the selected system

    (7)  Conclusion

     


 

Team - A : A fuel cell to power industrial mining trucks as an alternative to diesel fuel. 

Short, Hunter

Chemical  Engineering

Senior

 

Team Leader

     

 

       

 

Futterer, Alex

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Khan, Ali

Energy Engineering

Graduate

 

Klobuchar, Cole

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Song, Andy

Mechanical Engineering

Senior

 

Yassin, Mohammad

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Team - B : Fuel Cells for Powering Today's Vehicles.

 

Goff, Eric

Chemical Engineering

Senior

Team Leader

 

Kim, Eric

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Minetti, Angelo

 

Nuclear, Plasma, Radiolgc Engr

Senior

 

Oueslati, Khalil

 

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Yun, Dana

 

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Team - C : Role of Hydrogen as an Energy Storage Medium.

 

Basu, Srijit

Energy Engineering

Graduate

Team Leader

 

Cook, Josh

 

Chemical Engineering

Junior

 

Hitchens, Zan

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

MacDonald, Thomas

 

Electrical  Engineering

Senior

 

Park, Jaehong

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Team - D : Fuel cell Technology for Usage in Residential Generators.

 

Ramos, Tor

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

Team Leader

 

Bathgate, Marty

 

Aerospace Engineering

Junior

 

Hitchens, Zan

 

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Kathiravan, Nirmal

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Park, Henry

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Team - E: Implementation and Possibilities of Fuels Cells in Cellular Technology.

 

Phillips, Joshua

Chemical Engineering

Senior

Team Leader

 

Balogun, Jemeel

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Eliopoulos, Andrew

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Manthena, Sriram

 

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Park, Jiho

 

Mechanical Engineering

Senior

 

Team - F: Fuel Cells in Personal Automobiles.

 

Domino, Michael

Chemical Engineering

Senior

Team Leader

 

Modi, Krishna

 

Aerospace Engineering

Senior

 

Osmani, Dionora

 

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Park, Jae Hyeong

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Varghese, Josh

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Team - G: Alkaline Fuel Technology for Space Travel.

 

Plank, Robbie

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

Team Leader

 

Bushell, Mason

 

Materials Science & Engr

Graduate

 

Dziubek, Sebastian

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Feldman, Joshua

 

Electrical & Computer Engr

Graduate

 

Miller, Ethan

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Team - H: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Motorcycle.

 

Lam, Wei Ping

Chemical Engineering

Senior

Team Leader

 

Belanche Guadas, Ignacio

International exchange

Junior

 

Cho, Min

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Lippold, Kerry

 

Mechanical Engineering

Senior

 

Miller, Ethan

 

Chemical Engineering

Senior

 

Team - I: Fuel Cell for Lunar Vehicles.

 

Wang, Brooke

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

Team Leader

 

Koduri, Trijal

 

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Perry, Matt

 

Mechanical Engineering

Senior

 

Windau, Regan

 

Agricultural Biological Engr

Senior

 

Zatar, Adam

 

Materials Science & Engr

Senior

 

Team - Campbell: Hydrogen propulsion for passenger airliners

Campbell, Graham

Mechanical Engineering

Senior

 

Team Leader

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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