International Journal of Electrochemistry / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Development of Membraneless Sodium Perborate Fuel Cell for Media Flexible Power Generation

Table 1

Theoretical open-circuit potential and maximum efficiency of various fuels.

FuelReaction (e) (kJ/mol) (kJ/mol) (V)Maximum efficiency (%)

EthanolCH3CH2OH + 3O2 → 2CO2 + 3H2O12277.7174.91.1562.98
HydrogenH2 + 1/2 O2 → H2O2286237.31.2382.97
V2+V2+ + VO2+ + 2H+ → V3+ + VO2+ + H2O1431.8404.21.1993.61
MethanolCH3OH + 1/2 O2 → CO2 + 2H2O6726.6702.51.2196.68
Formic acidHCOOH + 1/2 O2→ CO2 + 2H2O2270.3285.51.48105.6