Alternative Fuels: The Future of Hydrogen, Second Edition / Edition 2

Alternative Fuels: The Future of Hydrogen, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Michael Frank Hordeski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1420080164

ISBN-13: 9781420080162

Pub. Date: 04/01/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Newly revised, the second edition of this pioneering work addresses emerging factors affecting energy production and use, including the availability and desirability of various fuels. The text provides extensive discussion on hydrogen sources, both solar and nuclear, and fuel cell technology, as well as other alternative fuels such as biomass, and wind power. It

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Newly revised, the second edition of this pioneering work addresses emerging factors affecting energy production and use, including the availability and desirability of various fuels. The text provides extensive discussion on hydrogen sources, both solar and nuclear, and fuel cell technology, as well as other alternative fuels such as biomass, and wind power. It delves into cost analysis, regulatory issues, barriers to implementation, conversion and storage systems, thermodynamic efficiency, fuel chain efficiency, air emission issues, and safety. The book also covers natural gas hydrogen gas, methanol, ethanol, and steam reforming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420080162
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 - Fuels & Trends
2 - The Evolution of Oil
3 - Fuel & Autos
4 - Fuels for the Auto
5 - The New Transportation
6 - Fuels & the Environment
7 - Hydrogen Sources, Biomass & Wind Power
8 - Alternative Fuel Paths & Solar Hydrogen
9 - Infrastructure Choices & Nuclear Hydrogen
10 - Trends in Fuels & Energy Technology

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