Presentation on theme: "Hydrogen Bomb Seniors Joe Baan Juniors Scott Gibb Jason Conrad Kenny Bukowski Sophomores Nathan Miller Joshua Smith (Mechanical Engineer) Freshmen Mark."— Presentation transcript:
Hydrogen Bomb Seniors Joe Baan Juniors Scott Gibb Jason Conrad Kenny Bukowski Sophomores Nathan Miller Joshua Smith (Mechanical Engineer) Freshmen Mark Goldbach Ryan Groetsch Uche Ogbuoji
Abstract The Hydrogen Bomb from the Florida Institute of Technology runs off of two hydrogen fuel cells. The cells are wired in series. Reversible fuel cells are used so the only reactant and product is water. An aluminum chassis is used to minimize weight.
Hydrogen Fuel Cells H 2 + ½O 2 H 2 O Proton Exchange Membrane Platinum Electrodes Reversible Cells Energy Source of Future
Environmental/Safety Water is the only reactant and product Hydrogen has explosive potential Diodes protect cells Electricity
Car Design Light weight chassis Low voltage motor with gear box Foam rubber tires Wiring Fuel Cells
Cost Analysis Car Kit Extra Cell Charging Unit16.24 Water Container1.02 Foam Tires12.06 Chassis13.39 Switch4.23 Distilled Water0.58 Batteries10.58 Poster/Notebook36.18 Total440.47
Acknowledgments Dr. Maria Pozo de Fernandez Florida Tech ChemE Department fuelcellstore.com Florida Tech Student Activities