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Hydrogen Fuel

Production, Transport, and Storage, 1st Edition

Edited by Ram B. Gupta

CRC Press

624 pages | 279 B/W Illus.

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From Methane to Hydrogen—Making the Switch to a Cleaner Fuel Source

The world’s overdependence on fossil fuels has created environmental problems, such as air pollution and global warming, as well as political and economic unrest. With water as its only by-product and its availability in all parts of the world, hydrogen promises to be the next great fuel source.

All of the Key Aspects of Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen Fuel: Production, Transport, and Storage describes various aspects of hydrogen fuel, including production from both renewable and nonrenewable sources, purification, storage, transport, safety, codes, and carbon dioxide sequestration. The book examines the unique properties and uses of the hydrogen molecule, its ability to be produced from numerous energy sources, and its separation and purification. It explains how to transport hydrogen using pipelines and tankers, and how to store it using compressed tanks, metal hydrides, carbon adsorbents, and chemical hydrides. The expert contributors also discuss codes and standards, monitoring techniques, and safety designs.

The Path to a Cleaner World and Energy Independence

Focusing on a clean, economical alternative to nonrenewable energy, this volume provides the latest information on the hydrogen fuel economy.

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
TEC009010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TEC031010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
TEC031030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels