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Water for Energy and Fuel Production

1st Edition

By Yatish T. Shah

CRC Press

440 pages

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Water, in all its forms, may be the key to an environmentally friendly energy economy. Water is free, there is plenty of it, plus it carries what is generally believed to be the best long-term source of green energy-hydrogen.Water for Energy and Fuel Production explores the many roles of water in the energy and fuel industry. The text not only disc

Table of Contents

Introduction. Role of Water in Recovery and Production of Raw Fuels. Energy Recovery by Benign Hydrothermal Processes (ERP). Steam Gasification and Reforming Technologies. Hydrothermal Processes in Subcritical Water. Aqueous Phase Reforming and Bioforming Process. Biofine Hydrolysis Process and Derivative Product Upgrading Technologies. Anaerobic Digestion of Aqueous Waste for Methane and Hydrogen. Hydrolysis and Fermentation Technologies for Alcohols. Fuel Production by Supercritical Water. Water Dissociation Technologies for Hydrogen. Methane from Gas Hydrates. Power and Energy Directly from Water.

About the Author

Yatish T. Shah received his BS from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA and MS and Sc.D from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. During his 40+ years of experience, he has served as chemical and petroleum engineering department chairman, dean of engineering, chief research officer, provost, visiting scholar, and visiting professor at ten different institutions. Currently he is professor of engineering at Norfolk State University, Virginia, USA. He is also an active consultant to numerous organizations in the energy sector. He has authored four books and over 250 reviews and refereed technical publications in the areas of energy, environmental, and reaction engineering.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Energy
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels