PEM Fuel Cell Failure Mode Analysis presents a systematic analysis of PEM fuel cell durability and failure modes. It provides readers with a fundamental understanding of insufficient fuel cell durability, identification of failure modes and failure mechanisms of PEM fuel cells, fuel cell component degradation testing, and mitigation strategies agai

Introduction. Catalyst Degradation. Catalyst Support Degradation. Membrane Degradation. Porous Transport Layer Degradation. Degradation of Bipolar Plates and Its Effect on PEM Fuel Cells. Degradation of Other Components. Contaminant-Induced Degradation. Environment-Induced Degradation. Operation-Induced Degradation. Design-Related Durability Issues. Index.