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Hydrogen Energy for Beginners

1st Edition

Edited by Alexander Gavrilyuk

Jenny Stanford Publishing

344 pages | 18 Color Illus. | 85 B/W Illus.

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Description

This book highlights the outstanding role of hydrogen in energy processes, where it is the most functional element due to its unique peculiarities that are highlighted and emphasized in the book. The first half of the book covers the great natural hydrogen processes in biology, chemistry, and physics, showing that hydrogen is a trend that can unite all natural sciences. The second half of the book is devoted to the technological hydrogen processes that are under research and development with the aim to create the infrastructure for hydrogen energetics. The book describes the main features of hydrogen that make it inalienable player in processes such as fusion, photosynthesis, and metabolism. It also covers the methods of hydrogen production and storage, highlighting at the same time the exclusive importance of nanotechnologies in those processes.

Table of Contents

Unique Properties of Hydrogen

Hydrogen Bond

Hydrogen in Nuclear Fusion

Photosynthesis

Hydrogen in Metabolism: Oxidative Respiration

Biohydrogen Production

Hydrogen Production via Water Splitting under the Action of Light

Conventional Methods of Hydrogen Production

Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Hydrogen Storage

Production of Atomic Photochemical Hydrogen and Photoinjection of Hydrogen in Solids

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI077000
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science