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Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook

1st Edition

Edited by Xing L. Yan, Ryutaro Hino

CRC Press

939 pages

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Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses, industrial data, references, and other resources, this h

Table of Contents

Section I: Hydrogen and Its Production from Nuclear EnergyThe Role of Hydrogen in the World Economy. Nuclear Hydrogen Production: An Overview.Section II: Hydrogen Production MethodsWater Electrolysis. Steam Electrolysis. Thermochemical Decomposition of Water. Conversion of Hydrocarbons. Biomass Method. Radiolysis of Water.Section III: Nuclear Hydrogen Production SystemsWater Reactor. High-Temperature Gas Reactor. Sodium Fast Reactor. Gas Fast Reactor. Fluoride Salt Advanced High-Temperature Reactor. STAR-H2: A Pb-Cooled, Long Refueling Interval Reactor. Fusion Reactor Hydrogen Production.Section IV: Applied Science and TechnologyHigh-Temperature Electrolysis of Steam. Thermochemical Iodine-Sulfur Process. The Hybrid Sulfur Cycle. Nuclear Coal Gasification. Nuclear Steam Reforming of Methane. Hydrogen Plant Construction and Process Materials. Nuclear Hydrogen Production Process Reactors. Nuclear Hydrogen Production Plant Safety. Nuclear Hydrogen Plant Operations and Products. Licensing Framework for Nuclear Hydrogen Production Plant.Section V: Worldwide Research and DevelopmentHydrogen Production and Applications Program in Argentina. Nuclear Hydrogen Production Development in China. European Union Activities on Using Nuclear Power for Hydrogen Production. HTTR-IS Nuclear Hydrogen Demonstration Program in Japan. Nuclear Hydrogen Project in Korea. NGNP and NHI Programs of the U.S. Department of Energy. International Development of Fusion Energy.Section VI: AppendicesChemical, Thermodynamic, and Transport Properties of Pure Compounds and Solutions. Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Coolants for Nuclear Reactors Considered for Hydrogen Production.

About the Editors

Xing L. Yan and Ryutaro Hino both work for the Japan Atomic Energy Agency.

Yan received his Ph.D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He participated in the United States Department of Energy's development program on the modular high-temperature gas-cooled reactor and contributed to the Energy Research Center of the Netherlands' program for small high-temperature reactor cogeneration plant designs. At the JAEA, he has led the technical design and technology development for a commercial series of nuclear hydrogen production systems.

Hino received his Ph.D from the University of Tokyo. He is the only researcher at the JAEA who has experience in all three leading nuclear hydrogen production methods under worldwide development: steam reforming of methane, high-temperature electrolysis, and thermochemical water splitting. He was awarded the 2007 Prize of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan for his contribution to the successful development of new ceramic heat exchangers used for high-temperature thermochemical hydrogen production.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General