This book details state-of-the-art fuel cell systems incorporating methanol reformers as the source of purified hydrogen (rather than compressed hydrogen). Beginning with an overview of PEM fuel cells, the book discusses the various technical approaches to methanol reforming and hydrogen purification. A unique theme carried throughout the discussio
Introduction. PEM Fuel Cells. Methanol as a Fuel. Methanol Reforming. Hydrogen Purification. Membrane Reactors. Barriers to Commercialization. Applications and Markets. Costing Exercise-Lessons and Guidelines.