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Carbon-Neutral Fuels and Energy Carriers

1st Edition

Edited by Nazim Z. Muradov, T. Veziroglu

CRC Press

848 pages

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Concerns over an unstable energy supply and the adverse environmental impact of carbonaceous fuels have triggered considerable efforts worldwide to find carbon-free or low-carbon alternatives to conventional fossil fuels. Carbon-Neutral Fuels and Energy Carriers emphasizes the vital role of carbon-neutral energy sources, transportation fuels, and a

Table of Contents

Energy Options in a Carbon-Constrained World: An Advent of Carbon-Neutral Technologies. Hydrogen Energy-Abundant, Efficient, Clean: A Debate over the Energy-System-of-Change. Nuclear Power for the Production of Carbon-Free Energy and Fuels. Solar Production of Fuels from Water and CO2. Efficient Utilization of Solar, Wind, and Geothermal Energy Sources through Exergy Analysis. Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Fuels. Energy Storage and Other Ways of Handling Intermittent Energy Production from Renewable Sources. Energy Bionics: The Bio-Analogue Strategy for a Sustainable Energy Future. Synthetic Hydrocarbon Fuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass. Fundamentals of Biohydrogen Production Processes. Photobiological and Photobiomimetic Production of Solar Fuels. Fermentative Biofuels: Prospects of Practical Application. Biofuels from Oily Biomass. Fossil Fuel Decarbonization: In the Quest for Clean and Lasting Fossil Energy. Clean Car Options for the Twenty-First Century. Index.

About the Editors

Nazim Z. Muradov is a principal research scientist in the Florida Solar Energy Center at the University of Central Florida. He is a fellow and member of the board of directors of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE), a member of the board of trustees and scientific council of the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies (IMDEA Energia), and an associate editor of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. Dr. Muradov has authored more than 200 publications and 36 patents; one of his papers (co-authored with Dr. Veziroglu) is among the most cited research papers in the area of hydrogen economy.

T. Nejat Veziroglu is the president of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy and professor emeritus at the University of Miami. He is also the founder and former editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. A fellow of the IMechE, ASME, and AAAS, Dr. Veziroglu has published more than 350 papers and scientific reports and has received numerous honors, including a nomination for the 2000 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Energy for Mankind Award, the I.V. Kurchatov Medal, and the Turkish Presidential Science Award.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC009010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC031030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels