Method for Calculating the Feed Water Replenishment Parameters under Electrolysis Process in Electrolyzer

Victor Solovey, Mykola Zipunnikov, Vitaliy Semikin


The article proposes a method for calculating parameters of feed water replenishment in an alkaline electrolyzer, taking into account the given alkali concentrations and the actual electrolyte consumption. The analysis of the electrolyte specific electrical conductivity under electrolysis process is carried out. Recommendations are given for increasing the water electrolysis process efficiency by reducing energy consumption when ensuring the optimal specific electrical electrolyte conductivity at a variable alkali concentration. One of the possible algorithms is presented for calculating electrolyzer parameters to ensure its specified operational characteristics under process of hydrogen and oxygen generation.


water electrolysis; electrolyte; alkali concentration; electrical conductivity

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