Design and Development of DMFC using PVA-PANI Composite on Nafion Membrane


  • Yalpi Nandika,


Direct methanol fuel cells, crossover methanol, polymer electrolyte membranes, permeability methanol, composite membranes, electrolyte, PEM, fuel cells, electrolysers.


The solid oxide fuel cells are a battery that can be used to substitute battery cells in practically any portable devices. Existing DMFCs have double the energy density of modern battery packs and can be recharged instantly The Development of critical thinking skills is committed to produce higher voltage gain if the biofuel material's core – the polymeric electrochemical membranes (PEM) – is far more resistive to the gasoline. As a result, intensive studies are underway to create Nafion® (a most frequently employed PEM for liquid fuels) alternatives with higher electron density and low ethanol penetration (superiority). Polymers are indeed a cost-effective and profitable way to develop barriers with the necessary transport characteristics. To yet, there was an only significant study into PEM mixes, as well as a variety of questions unanswered. Its effects of mix content, biochemistry, and treatment on polymers shape, as well as transportation characteristics and selection, are investigated in this work. The comparability of cast materials to temperature compressed membrane is indeed a significant influence in this research. Its ultimate goal is to meet both barriers to produce insoluble mixes with fewer data, whereas annealing liquid casting membrane enhanced miscibility but, as a result, analyses, according to the study. Where at higher methanol fueling percentage, overall DMFC efficiency of an annealing seamless integration portion sizes of Nafion®/poly (vinyl alcoholic) (PVA) (only with Five wt percent Polymer) was found to be 33 percent greater that Nafion® (the market norm).




How to Cite

Yalpi Nandika,. (2021). Design and Development of DMFC using PVA-PANI Composite on Nafion Membrane. Journal of Research Proceedings, 1(2), 91–100. Retrieved from