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Hydrogen Fuel

Edited By: Ram B Gupta

624 pages, 279 illus, 55 tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Jul 2008 | #188236 | ISBN-13: 9781420045758
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As worldwide energy needs continue to increase, so do growing economic and environmental concerns of traditional petroleum energy sources. Hydrogen offers a clean, non-petroleum alternative. To combat the current energy crisis, hydrogen has received major interest as an energy carrier, because it can be made from widely available primary energy sources and produces zero or near zero tailpipe emissions.

Focusing on the production, transport, storage, safety, and environmental aspects, this book provides a comprehensive review of the latest information on hydrogen fuel. It presents various production methods, including natural gas, coal, nuclear energy, wind energy, biomass, photobiological processes, solar energy, and electrolysis.


Production and Use of Hydrogen Fundamentals and Use of Hydrogen as a Fuel K.K. Pant and Ram B. Gupta Production of Hydrogen from Hydrocarbons Nazim Z. Muradov Hydrogen Production from Coal Shi-Ying Lin Hydrogen Production from Nuclear Energy Ryutaro Hino and Xing L. Yan Hydrogen Production from Wind Energy Dimitrios A. Bechrakis and Elli Varkaraki Sustainable Hydrogen Production from Biomass by Thermochemical Process W. de Jong Use of Solar Energy to Produce Hydrogen Neelkanth G. Dhere and Rajani S. Bennur Hydrogen Separation and Purification Ashok Damle Transportation and Storage of Hydrogen Targets for Onboard Hydrogen Storage Systems: An Aid for the Development of Viable Onboard Hydrogen Storage Technologies Sunita Satyapal and George J. Thomas Hydrogen Transmission in Pipelines and Storage in Pressurized and Cryogenic Tanks Ming Gao and Ravi Krishnamurthy Hydrogen Storage in Metal Hydrides K.K. Pant and Ram B. Gupta Hydrogen Storage in Carbon Materials K.K. Pant and Ram B. Gupta Hydrogen Storage in Organic Chemical Hydrides on the Basis of Superheated Liquid-Film Concept Shinya Hodoshima and Yasukazu Saito Safety and Environmental Aspects of Hydrogen Fuel Hydrogen Codes and Standards James M. Ohi Hydrogen Sensing and Detection Prabhu Soundarrajan and Frank Schweighardt Hydrogen Safety Fotis Rigas and Spyros Sklavounos Carbon Sequestration Ah-Hyung Alissa Park, Klaus S. Lackner, and Liang-Shih Fan Index

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