FCSys should be compatible with any
modeling environment that supports Modelica Standard Library 3.2.1. The following tools have been tested:
These are the suggested steps to begin using FCSys:
analysis=truein the outer environment model (instance of Environment).
The figures below show the results from several cell-level examples of FCSys. The models were simulated using Dymola 2014. The plots were generated using ModelicaRes. For more information, please follow the links to the associated models. For discussion and more results, please see [Davies, 2014].
Figure 1: Polarization curves of the cell with various inlet and flow plate temperatures (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStand).
Figure 2: Polarization curves of the cell with various outlet pressures (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStand).
Figure 3: Potential losses during the baseline polarization test (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStand).
Figure 4: Temperature throughout the cell during the baseline polarization test (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStand).
Figure 5: Oxygen pressure during the baseline polarization test (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStand).
Figure 6: Energy balance of a 50 cm2 cell at 1.5 A/cm2 during the baseline polarization test (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStand).
Figure 7: Polarization of cell segments with fixed reactant flow rates (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStandFixedFlowSegmented).
Figure 8: Polarization under sinusoidal, reversing load (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStandCycle).
Figure 9: Liquid pore saturation under sinusoidal, reversing load (FCSys.Assemblies.Cells.Examples.TestStandCycle).
Updates to this library (FCSys) may be available online at the main project site or the Modelica libraries page. The development page is https://github.com/kdavies4/FCSys. Please report any problems using the issues link on that page.
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