Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Book

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen


  • Author : Viktor Hacker
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-07-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128115374

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Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Excerpt :

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen: From Fundamentals to Applied Research provides an overview of the basic principles of fuel cell and hydrogen technology, which subsequently allows the reader to delve more deeply into applied research. In addition to covering the basic principles of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies, the book examines the principles and methods to develop and test fuel cells, the evaluation of the performance and lifetime of fuel cells and the concepts of hydrogen production. Fuel Cells and Hydrogen: From Fundamentals to Applied Research acts as an invaluable reference book for fuel cell developers and students, researchers in industry entering the area of fuel cells and lecturers teaching fuel cells and hydrogen technology. Includes laboratory methods for fuel cell characterization and manufacture Outlines approaches in modelling components, cells and stacks Covers practical and theoretical methods for hydrogen production and storage

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Book
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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells


  • Author : Bent Sørensen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123877093

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Excerpt :

A hydrogen economy, in which this one gas provides the source of all energy needs, is often touted as the long-term solution to the environmental and security problems associated with fossil fuels. However, before hydrogen can be used as fuel on a global scale we must establish cost effective means of producing, storing, and distributing the gas, develop cost efficient technologies for converting hydrogen to electricity (e.g. fuel cells), and creating the infrastructure to support all this. Sorensen is the only text available that provides up to date coverage of all these issues at a level appropriate for the technical reader. The book not only describes the "how" and "where" aspects of hydrogen fuels cells usage, but also the obstacles and benefits of its use, as well as the social implications (both economically and environmental). Written by a world-renowned researcher in energy systems, this thoroughly illustrated and cross-referenced book is an excellent reference for researchers, professionals and students in the field of renewable energy. Updated sections on PEM fuel cells, Molten carbonate cells, Solid Oxide cells and Biofuel cells Updated material to reflect the growing commercial acceptance of stationary and portable fuel cell systems, while also recognizing the ongoing research in automotive fuel cell systems A new example of a regional system based on renewable energy sources reflects the growing international attention to uses of renewable energy as part of the energy grid Examples of life cycle analysis of environmental and social impacts

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Book

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell


  • Author : Johannes Töpler
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-12-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 281
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662449721

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Excerpt :

This book introduces readers to hydrogen as an essential energy carrier for use with renewable sources of primary energy. It provides an overview of the state of the art, while also highlighting the developmental and market potential of hydrogen in the context of energy technologies; mobile, stationary and portable applications; uninterruptible power supplies and in the chemical industry. Written by experienced practitioners, the book addresses the needs of engineers, chemists and business managers, as well as graduate students and researchers.

Hydrogen  Batteries and Fuel Cells Book

Hydrogen Batteries and Fuel Cells


  • Author : Bengt Sundén
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128169513

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Hydrogen Batteries and Fuel Cells Excerpt :

Hydrogen, Batteries and Fuel Cells provides the science necessary to understand these important areas, considering theory and practice, practical problem-solving, descriptions of bottlenecks, and future energy system applications. The title covers hydrogen as an energy carrier, including its production and storage; the application and analysis of electrochemical devices, such as batteries, fuel cells and electrolyzers; and the modeling and thermal management of momentum, heat, mass and charge transport phenomena. This book offers fundamental and integrated coverage on these topics that is critical to the development of future energy systems. Combines coverage of hydrogen, batteries and fuel cells in the context of future energy systems Provides the fundamental science needed to understand future energy systems in theory and practice Gives examples of problems and solutions in the use of hydrogen, batteries and fuel cells Considers basic issues in understanding hydrogen and electrochemical devices Describes methods for modeling and thermal management in future energy systems

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Book

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells


  • Author : International Energy Agency
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264108837

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Excerpt :

Hydrogen and fuel cells are vital technologies to ensure a secure and CO2-free energy future. Their development will take decades of extensive public and private effort to achieve technology breakthroughs and commercial maturity.Government research programmes are indispensable for catalysing the development process. This report maps the IEA countries current efforts to research, develop and deploy the interlocking elements that constitute a hydrogen economy, including CO2 capture and storage when hydrogen is produced out of fossil fuels. It provides an overview of what is being done, and by whom, covering an extensive complexity of national government R&D programmes. The survey highlights the potential for exploiting the benefits of the international co-operation.This book draws primarily upon information contributed by IEA governments. In virtually all the IEA countries, important R&D and policy efforts on hydrogen and fuel cells are in place and expanding. Some are fully-integrated, government-funded programs, some are a key element in an overall strategy spread among multiple public and private efforts. The large amount of information provided in this publication reflects the vast array of technologies and logistics required to build the hydrogen economy.

Tomorrow s Energy Book
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Tomorrow s Energy


  • Author : Peter Hoffmann
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN 10 : 026258221X

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How hydrogen -- nonpolluting and easy to produce -- could become the fuel of the future.

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Production Book

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Production


  • Author : Timothy E. Lipman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1163
  • ISBN 10 : 1493977881

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Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Production Excerpt :

The expected end of the “oil age” will lead to increasing focus and reliance on alternative energy conversion devices, among which fuel cells have the potential to play an important role. Not only can phosphoric acid and solid oxide fuel cells already efficiently convert today’s fossil fuels, including methane, into electricity, but other types of fuel cells, such as polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, have the potential to become the cornerstones of a possible future hydrogen economy. This handbook offers concise yet comprehensive coverage of the current state of fuel cell research and identifies key areas for future investigation. Internationally renowned specialists provide authoritative introductions to a wide variety of fuel cell types and hydrogen production technologies, and discuss materials and components for these systems. Sustainability and marketing considerations are also covered, including comparisons of fuel cells with alternative technologies.

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Storage Book

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Storage


  • Author : Andrew Bocarsly
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-07-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642217791

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S.C. Singhal and X.-D. Zhou: Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.- H. Wang and H.D. Abruña/: Electrocatalysis of Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells: Quantitative DEMS Studies.- J. Benziger, A. Bocarsly, M.J. Cheah, P.Majsztrik, B. Satterfield and Q. Zhao: Mechanical and Transport Properties of Nafion: Effects of Temperature and Water Activity.- S. Sachdeva, J. A. Turner, J.L. Horana and A. M. Herring: The Use of Heteropoly Acids in Proton Exchange Fuel Cells.- M. T. Kelly: Perspective on the Storage of Hydrogen: Past and Future.-

Hydrogen   Fuel Cells Book

Hydrogen Fuel Cells


  • Author : Michael Frank Hordeski
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000356137

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells Excerpt :

The hydrogen car has been proposed as the solution to our oil problems, but how would it work, and what potential problems associated with it? This book addresses these questions and provides specifics about current developments toward a hydrogen-based energy infrastructure. It offers the reader an informed look at the current state of fuel cell power and transportation technology, and where it's headed.

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles Book

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles


  • Author : Pasquale Corbo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-01-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857291363

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles Excerpt :

Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles addresses the main issues related to the application of hydrogen fuel cell technology in the road transportation sector. A preliminary treatment is given on fuel resources and atmospheric pollution concerns which are closely related to the current technology (internal combustion engine) used for moving people and goods. The authors deal, in particular, with the problems that can hinder a widespread hydrogen market (production, storage and distribution), as well as giving an analysis of fuel cell technologies available for utilization of this energy carrier in the automotive field. Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles also examines the concerns faced during the design and realization of a PEM fuel cell system with optimal size and efficiency, evidencing the impact of the individual auxiliary components on energy losses and dynamic stack performance. The book ends with the analysis of two practical case studies on fuel cell propulsion systems. Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Road Vehicles is a useful text for researchers, professionals and advanced students in the fields of automotive and environmental engineering.

Fuel Cells Book
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Fuel Cells


  • Author : Paul Breeze
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128095157

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Fuel Cells Excerpt :

Fuel Cells is a concise, up-to-date and accessible guide to the evolution of the use of electrochemistry to generate power. The author provides a comprehensive exploration of the history of fuel cells, the environmental concerns which came into prominence in the 1980s and the economic factors associated with this method of power generation. Examples discussed include Alkaline Fuel Cells, Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molton Carbonate Fuel Cells and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, making this a valuable and insightful read for those in the power generation market and those in electrochemistry, such as engineers, managers and academics. Explores multiple variations of fuel cell technology and evaluates their cost and application Provides detailed historical context, beginning in 1839 with the development of electrolysis Discusses the most up-to-date advancements and methods of fuel cell technology today

Portable Hydrogen Energy Systems Book

Portable Hydrogen Energy Systems


  • Author : Paloma Ferreira-Aparicio
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128131299

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Portable Hydrogen Energy Systems: Fuel Cells and Storage Fundamentals and Applications covers the basics of portable fuel cells, their types, possibilities for fuel storage, in particular for hydrogen as fuel, and their potential application. The book explores electrochemistry, types, and materials and components, but also includes a chapter on the particularities of their use in portable devices, with a focus on proton exchange membrane (PEM) type. Topics cover fuel storage for these cells, in particular hydrogen storage and an analysis of current possibilities. In addition, portable fuel cell systems are examined, covering auxiliary elements required for operation and possibilities for their miniaturization. Engineers and developers of portable applications and electricity will find this book to provide fundamental information on the possibilities of portable hydrogen fuel cells, including costs and market information, for their planning, modeling, development and deployment. Graduate students and lecturers will find this to be a complementary resource in general hydrogen and fuel cell courses or in specialized courses covering portable systems. Presents a current view of the fundamentals and possibilities of portable hydrogen fuel cells, also comparing them with other market solutions, such as batteries Examines the applications where portable hydrogen fuel cell technology is a viable solution Explores future trends and needs in terms of materials, components and systems to improve the possibilities to make hydrogen fuel cells competitive and reliable for future portable applications

Fuel Cells  Technologies for Fuel Processing Book

Fuel Cells Technologies for Fuel Processing


  • Author : Dushyant Shekhawat
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-03-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 0444535640

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Fuel Cells Technologies for Fuel Processing Excerpt :

Fuel Cells: Technologies for Fuel Processing provides an overview of the most important aspects of fuel reforming to the generally interested reader, researcher, technologist, teacher, student, or engineer. The topics covered include all aspects of fuel reforming: fundamental chemistry, different modes of reforming, catalysts, catalyst deactivation, fuel desulfurization, reaction engineering, novel reforming concepts, thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer issues, system design, and recent research and development. While no attempt is made to describe the fuel cell itself, there is sufficient description of the fuel cell to show how it affects the fuel reformer. By focusing on the fundamentals, this book aims to be a source of information now and in the future. By avoiding time-sensitive information/analysis (e.g., economics) it serves as a single source of information for scientists and engineers in fuel processing technology. The material is presented in such a way that this book will serve as a reference for graduate level courses, fuel cell developers, and fuel cell researchers. Chapters written by experts in each area Extensive bibliography supporting each chapter Detailed index Up-to-date diagrams and full colour illustrations

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Book

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells


  • Author : Detlef Stolten
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 908
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527327119

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Excerpt :

Authored by 40 of the most prominent and renowned international scientists from academia, industry, institutions and government, this handbook explores mature, evolving technologies for a clean, economically viable alternative to non-renewable energy. In so doing, it includes how hydrogen can be safely produced, stored, transported and utilized, while also covering such broader topics as the environmental impact, education and regulatory developments.

New and Future Developments in Catalysis Book

New and Future Developments in Catalysis


  • Author : Steven L Suib
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-07-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 550
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444538819

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New and Future Developments in Catalysis Excerpt :

New and Future Developments in Catalysis is a package of seven books that compile the latest ideas concerning alternate and renewable energy sources and the role that catalysis plays in converting new renewable feedstock into biofuels and biochemicals. Both homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts and catalytic processes will be discussed in a unified and comprehensive approach. There will be extensive cross-referencing within all volumes. Batteries and fuel cells are considered to be environmentally friendly devices for storage and production of electricity, and they are gaining considerable attention. The preparation of the feed for fuel cells (fuel) as well as the catalysts and the various conversion processes taking place in these devices are covered in this volume, together with the catalytic processes for hydrogen generation and storage. An economic analysis of the various processes is also part of this volume and enables an informed choice of the most suitable process. Offers in-depth coverage of all catalytic topics of current interest and outlines future challenges and research areas A clear and visual description of all parameters and conditions, enabling the reader to draw conclusions for a particular case Outlines the catalytic processes applicable to energy generation and design of green processes