Advanced Energy Technologies
1. Green Synthesis of Heteroatom Doped Graphene from Natural and Chemical Precursors for Oxygen Reduction Reaction

Sedigheh Sadegh Hassani; Leila Samiee

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.255422.1157

Abstract
  In the present work, natural biomass and chemical materials were applied as the heteroatom resources for modifying the Porous Graphene (PG) structure by pyrolysis method at 900 ºC. The physical and chemical characterizatons were performed by means of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Brunauer–Emmett–Teller ...  Read More

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2. The Effect of Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Configuration Changing from Straight to Cylindrical State on Performance and Mass Transport: Numerical Procedure

Tuhid Pashaee Golmarz; Sajadollah Rezazadeh; Maryam Yaldagard; Narmin Bagherzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 39-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.253825.1152

Abstract
  In the present work, a Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) as a three-dimensional and single phase was studied. Computational fluid dynamics and finite volume technique were employed to discretize and solve a single set of flow fields and electricity governing equations. The obtained numerical ...  Read More

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3. A Factorial Study of the Effect of Rhamnolipid and Stirring on the Electricity Production, Desalination, and Wastewater Treatment Efficiencies of a Five-Chamber Microbial Desalination Cell

Abubakari Zarouk Imoro; Moses Mensah; Richard Buamah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 54-60

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.243765.1137

Abstract
  This study was conducted to improve the voltage production, desalination, and COD removal efficiencies of a five-chamber Microbial Desalination Cell (MDC). To do this, rhamnolipid was added to anolytes only and catholytes stirred to determine the effects of these factors on the MDC activity. This was ...  Read More

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4. Investigation of the Synergism Effect and Electrocatalytic Activities of Pt and Ru Nanoparticles Supported on the Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT) for Methanol Oxidation Reaction (MOR)

Masoumeh Javaheri; Noushin Salman Tabrizi; Amir Rafizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 50-55

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.234091.1116

Abstract
  Given that the catalyst and catalyst support properties have a key role to play in the electrochemical activity of fuel cells, in this research, the synergism effect of Pt and Ru nanoparticles reduced on catalyst support [synthesized Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT)] was investigated. The catalyst ...  Read More

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5. Electrochemical Modeling and Techno-Economic Analysis of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell for Residential Applications

Sadegh Safari; Hassan Ali Ozgoli

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 40-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.105451

Abstract
  In this paper, an electrochemical model was developed to investigate the performance analysis of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC). The curves of voltage, power, efficiency, and the generated heat of cell have been analyzed to accomplish a set of optimal operating conditions. Further, a sensitivity analysis ...  Read More

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6. Numerical Investigation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Performance Enhancement by Geometrical Configuration Changing

Haleh Sadeghi; Iraj Mirzaei; Shahram Khalilaria; Sajad Rezazadeh; Mojtaba Rasouli Gareveran

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 41-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102828

Abstract
  Among the renewable energy systems, fuel cells are of special significance about which more investigation is required. The principal goal of the present study is considering the effect of the geometry change on the fuel cell's performance. In this paper, a three-dimensional model of proton exchange membrane ...  Read More

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7. Implementation of Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (Anfis) for Performance Prediction of Fuel Cell Parameters

Ali Mostafaeipour; Mojtaba Qolipour; Hossein Goudarzi; Mehdi Jahangiri; Amir-Mohammad Golmohammadi; Mostafa Rezaei; Alireza Goli; Ladan Sadeghikhorami; Ali Sadeghi Sedeh; Seyad Rashid Khalifeh Soltani

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 7-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.98989

Abstract
  Fuel cells are potential candidates for storing energy in many applications; however, their implementation is limited due to poor efficiency and high initial and operating costs. The purpose of this research is to find the most influential fuel cell parameters by applying the adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference ...  Read More

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8. Optimization and Experimental Approaches to the Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Stack Using a Response Surface Methodology

Shima Sharifi; Rahbar Rahimi; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Can Ozgur Colpan

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 22-29

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95557

Abstract
  The power density of a direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) stack as a function of temperature, methanol concentration, oxygen flow rate, and methanol flow rate was studied using a response surface methodology (RSM) to maximize the power density. The operating variables investigated experimentally include ...  Read More

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9. Equivalent Electrical Circuit Modeling of Ceramic-Based Microbial Fuel Cells Using the Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) Analysis

Vajihe Yousefi; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Abdolreza Samimi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 21-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95555

Abstract
  The effect of the thickness of ceramic membrane on the productivity of microbial fuel cells (MFCs) was investigated with respect to the electricity generation and domestic wastewater treatment efficiencies. The thickest ceramic membrane (9 mm) gained the highest coulombic efficiency (27.58±4.2 ...  Read More

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10. A New Sensitivity Study of Thermal Stress Distribution for a Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

Imad-Eddine Fahs; Majid Ghasemi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 18-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.94175

Abstract
  Converting chemical energy into electricity is done by an electro-chemical device known as a fuel cell. Thermal stress is caused at high operating temperature between 700 oC to 1000 oC of SOFC. Thermal stress causes gas escape, structure variability, crack initiation, crack propagation, and cease operation ...  Read More