A fuel cell stack includes atleast one fuel cell matrix assembly, an anode bipolar plate, a cathode bipolar plate, a gas diffusion layer, a gasket, a first end plate and a second end plate. Further, the fuel cell matrix assembly includes plurality of fuel cells arranged in a matrix pattern. The fuel cell stack further includes a clamping assembly. The clamping assembly is configured to provide clamping force to the fuel cell stack and detect the failure or alteration of clamping force in the fuel cell stack.
Indian patent application no. 3110/MUM/2011
Inventors: Prakash C. Ghosh