Serpentine flow field with varying numbers of channel portions

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PATENT NO 9923212
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14423684

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An exemplary flow field includes a plurality of flow channel portions. There are n inlet portions configured for introducing a fluid into the flow field. A plurality of first pass portions direct fluid flow in a first direction. A plurality of second pass portions direct fluid flow in a second direction that is generally parallel to and opposite to the first direction. A plurality of third pass portions direct fluid flow in the first direction. n outlet portions are configured to allow fluid to exit the flow field. n is an integer and a number of the portions in at least one plurality of pass portions is a non-integer multiple of n.

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AUDI AGGERMANY INGOLSTADT

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Carnevale, Christopher John South Windsor, US 12 5
O'Neill, Jonathan Daniel Manchester, US 17 2

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