Dynamic modeling and experimental analysis of PEMFCs: A comparative study

  title={Dynamic modeling and experimental analysis of PEMFCs: A comparative study},
  author={A. Saadi and Mohamed Becherif and Daniel Hissel and Haitham Saad Mohamed Ramadan},
  journal={International Journal of Hydrogen Energy},
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