Operating Characteristics on Coupling of Fuel-Cell System with Natural Gas Reformer

천연가스 개질기와 연계한 연료전지시스템의 운전특성

  • 박세준 (동신대 공대 전기공학과) ;
  • 최용성 (동신대 공대 전기공학과) ;
  • 황종선 (전남도립대 신재생에너지전기과) ;
  • 이경섭 (동신대 공대 전기공학과)
  • Published : 2009.12.01


A reformer, which produces hydrogen from natural gas, plays a major role for producing quality hydrogen to fuel-cell system. In this paper, fuel processor is designed to deliver hydrogen(75%) from the reformer to 200W fuel-cell system, and the electrical output power of the fuel-cells is examined by being injected different hydrogen concentrations to the system. We verified that the output power characteristics of the fuel-cells with 75% reformed hydrogen was lower about 7% than the case of pure hydrogen supplied. The type of reformer in this experiment takes SMR(Steam methane reforming) process, and the temperature variation characteristics of reforming process by reactions are examined in operation.


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