MODELING & SIMULATION OF ELECTROLYTIC CELLS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$384,972.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
368
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Helipump Corp.
8435 Brecksville Road, Cleveland, OH, 44141
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
W. Jeffrey Cook/uziel Lan
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A COMPUTER IMPLEMENTED MODEL FOR SIMULATING ELECTROLYTIC CELLS WILL BE DEVELOPED. THE MODEL WILL PROVIDE THE TOTAL CURRENT AND ITS DISTRIBUTION IN THE CELL, THE DEPOSIT THICKNESS ALONG THE ELECTRODE, THE OVERPOTENTIAL COMPONENTS,THE OVERALL CELL RESISTANCE AND THE POWER DISSIPATION AS FUNCTION OF THE SYSTEM PARAMETERS. THE LATTER INCLUDES THE APPLIED CELL POTENTIAL OR THE TOTAL CURRENT, THE ELECTRODE KINETICS, THE ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION AND ITS CIRCULATION RATE, AND THE CELL CONFIGURATION. ALTHOUGH THE PROGRAM WILL BE APPLICABLE TO ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS IN GENERAL, ELECTROWINNING AND ELECTRO-REFINING CELLS WILL BE SPECIFICALLY CONSIDERED.

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