Estimation of current bypass in a bipolar electrode stack

A simple method is proposed for the estn. of the current bypass from exptl. current potential (i-U) curves measured for a bipolar reactor and with a one element cell of similar geometry. The model is valid only in the region where a linear i-U relation was obtained. For the scale-up, a relation between the current bypass (y) and two dimensionless nos. (Gb and Bn) was derived. The y = Gb(Bn + 1) where Gb (Geometry no.) depends on the geometry and Bn (Bipolar no.) on the electrochem. parameters of the system. [on SciFinder (R)]

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Electrochem. Eng. Energy, [Proc. Eur. Symp. Electr. Eng.], 3rd, 177-86

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