Operating Characteristics of MCFC System on the Diversification of Fuel

연료 다변화에 따른 용융 탄산염 연료전지 시스템 운전 특성

  • Received : 2015.03.23
  • Accepted : 2015.04.30
  • Published : 2015.04.30


The fuel cells have been investigated in the applications of marine as the high efficient and eco-friendly power generating systems. In this study, modeling of IR Type molten carbonate fuel cell (Internal Reforming Type molten carbonate fuel cell) has been developed to analyze the feasibility of thermal energy utilization. The model is developed under Aspen plus and used for the study of system performances over regarding fuel types. The simulation results show that the efficiency of MCFC system based on NG fuel is the highest. Also, it is also verified that the steam reforming is suitable as pre-reforming for diesel fuel.


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