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Water invasion by condensation in a model porous medium

Straubhaar, Benjamin and Du, Lingguo and Duru, Paul and Prat, Marc Water invasion by condensation in a model porous medium. (2014) In: 12ème Journée d'Etude sur les Milieux Poreux, 9 October 2014 - 10 October 2014 (Toulouse, France).

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Abstract

Vapour condensation is a key phenomenon occurring in the cathode side of proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC), i.e. [1]. In this context, our objective is to develop a pore-network (PN) model taking into account the condensation phenomenon in the presence of a thermal gradient. Here we present a validation step where the condensation phenomenon was studied experimentally in twodimensional micromodels of controlled wettability. The experimental results provide data to be compared with the PN simulations.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Audience (conference):National conference without published proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
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