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Basic Fuel Cell Learning Kit

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This is the power input, output and efficiency for Basic Fuel Cell Learning Kit.

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The following test was conducted outside on a sunny day. The voltage source was 1 solar panel. The output load was a small fan.

Voltage input to electrolyser.

'File Created: 02:54:32pm Oct 02, 00
'************************************************
Timebase: 00:01:00
'Hi Limit: Off
'Lo Limit: Off
'Filter Mode: Capture All Data; Filter Off
'************************************************

1.834 V DC 02:54:33pm
1.837 V DC 02:55:33pm
1.837 V DC 02:56:33pm
1.838 V DC 02:57:33pm
1.837 V DC 02:58:33pm
1.838 V DC 02:59:33pm
1.838 V DC 03:00:33pm
1.839 V DC 03:01:33pm
1.837 V DC 03:02:33pm
1.838 V DC 03:03:33pm
1.839 V DC 03:04:33pm


Voltage output from fuel cell

'File Created: 03:29:34pm Oct 02, 00
'*************************************************
'Timebase: 00:01:00
'Hi Limit: Off
'Lo Limit: Off
'Filter Mode: Capture All Data; Filter Off
'*************************************************
0.711 V DC 03:29:35pm
0.706 V DC 03:30:35pm
0.703 V DC 03:31:35pm
0.706 V DC 03:32:35pm
0.708 V DC 03:33:35pm
0.702 V DC 03:34:35pm
0.708 V DC 03:35:35pm
0.715 V DC 03:36:35pm
0.709 V DC 03:37:35pm
0.716 V DC 03:38:35pm
0.717 V DC 03:39:35pm

Current input to electrolyser.

'File Created: 02:54:56pm Oct 02, 00
'**************************************************
'Timebase: 00:01:00
'Hi Limit: Off
'Lo Limit: Off
'Filter Mode: Capture All Data; Filter Off
'***************************************************

00.11 A DC 02:54:57pm
00.12 A DC 02:55:57pm
00.12 A DC 02:56:57pm
00.11 A DC 02:57:57pm
00.11 A DC 02:58:57pm
00.11 A DC 02:59:57pm
00.11 A DC 03:00:57pm
00.11 A DC 03:01:57pm
00.11 A DC 03:02:57pm
00.11 A DC 03:03:57pm
00.11 A DC 03:04:57pm


Current output from fuel cell

'File Created: 03:29:56pm Oct 02, 00
'***************************************************
'Timebase: 00:01:00
'Hi Limit: Off
'Lo Limit: Off
'Filter Mode: Capture All Data; Filter Off
'***************************************************
00.11 A DC 03:29:58pm
00.10 A DC 03:30:58pm
00.09 A DC 03:31:58pm
00.11 A DC 03:32:58pm
00.10 A DC 03:33:58pm
00.10 A DC 03:34:58pm
00.10 A DC 03:35:58pm
00.11 A DC 03:36:58pm
00.10 A DC 03:37:58pm
00.10 A DC 03:38:58pm
00.11 A DC 03:39:58pm

Power input = 1.838v x 0.11 amps = .202 Watts
Power output = 0.708v x 0.10 amps = .071 Watts
Power efficiency = Power out/ Power in = 35.1%