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Hydrogen Fuel
Production, Transport, and Storage




ISBN 9781420045758
Published July 30, 2008 by CRC Press
624 Pages - 279 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

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

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