Special Issue on Advanced Control Strategies for Improvement of Performance of Fuel Cells

Submission Deadline: Mar. 10, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Dr. Manivanna Boopathi Arumugam
      Instrumentation and Chemical Division, Bahrain Training Institute, Isa Town, Bahrain
    Guest Editors play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor of this special issue, please Click here to fulfill the Guest Editor application.
    • Dr. A. Abudhahir
      Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India
    • Dr. E. A. Mohammed Ali
      Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, National College of Engineering, Tirunelveli, India
    • Subha V
      Department of Computer Science and Engieering,Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, TamilNadu, India
    • Dr. K. Shankar
      Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India
    • Dr. C. Christopher Columbus
      Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PSN College of Engineering and Technology, Tirunelveli, India
  • Introduction

    Fuel cell is a modern power system which produces electricity through electrochemical reaction with low emission and sustainability. Since the basic fuels used are Hydrogen and Oxygen and the byproduct of the chemical reaction is water, with a least pollution it is very environment friendly. Since the late 1990s, the fuel cells are deployed in many applications including automobiles. However, it is still a challenge to make it cost effective and hence the researchers all around the world are still enthusiastically involved in the field of fuel cell research.
    Among the various types of fuel cells, the three types namely, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC), Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC) are still under research and development. The main objectives of fuel cell research are to reduce the manufacturing and maintenance costs, improve the efficiency of energy conversion and life time by reducing the losses involved, improve stack voltage and improve the fueling infrastructure. Hence, a need for an efficient control strategy to meet the above mentioned objectives is obvious and hence it is one of the key areas of research in the present days.
    Therefore it is proposed to publish a special issue on the topic “Advanced control strategies for improvement of performance of Fuel Cells”.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Fuel Cell Technology
    2. Fuel Cell – Modelling, Simulation and Control
    3. Advancements in Fuel Cell Stack Concepts and Simulation
    4. Improvement of Efficiency and Lifetime of Fuel Cell
    5. Reducing Cost of Fuel Cell
    6. Components of Fuel Cell
    7. Fuel Cell in Transportation and Portable Applications
    8. Prognostics of Fuel Cell

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.acisjournal.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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