Hydrogen--Hot Stuff, Cool Science, 2nd Edition: Discover the Future of Energy / Edition 2

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Overview

Discover the solid science and cutting-edge technologies behind hydrogen energy and fuel cells, and learn how we will use this energy in our homes and buildings, vehicles and public transportation, for electricity in remote areas and for backup power, and much more.
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What People Are Saying

Brion Tanous
“This book is amazing. It has helped me explain the complex science of hydrogen to Wall Street investors.” --Brion Tanous, Next Generation Energy, Merriman Curhan Ford & Co.
Richard Smith
“Whether it's read for content, for pleasure, or as a source of great read-aloud anecdotes, this book provides the most current information on hydrogen and other energy technologies in an enjoyable way.” --Richard Smith for National Science Teachers Association
Richard S. Treptow
“…appeals to readers of any age who have not lost their imagination or spirit of adventure. I also recommend it to the journalists, economists and political leaders of our age in hopes that they will get the science correct when they speak of the most serious technical problem of our time." --Richard S. Treptow, PhD, retired Professor of Chemistry — Chicago State University; textbook editor for numerous publishers
Dr. Charles Bottinelli
“HYDROGEN - Hot Stuff, Cool Science is at once a very enjoyable read and super resource for teachers, as well as for the lay public, who are looking for ways to sort out the basics of hydrogen science.” --Dr. Charles Bottinelli, Disney American Teacher Awards Honoree, 1999; Colorado science educator for 39 years
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780977372416
  • Publisher: Pixyjack Pr Llc
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 287
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Rex Ewing is a writer who loves a challenge, especially when it comes wrapped up in numbers and science that beg to be explained. When people in the hydrogen industry and the book world asked him to write a book about hydrogen and fuel cells for the non-scientist, he couldn't resist the opportunity to take dry—some would say incomprehensible—science, and craft a page-turner that reads like a best seller. His efforts have resulted in a book that can be enjoyed by all, high school age on up. Even scientists will appreciate his vivid visualizations that get to the heart of their science.
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Table of Contents

PART ONE: Laying the Foundation
- Creation of Atomic Elements
- Fission & Fusion Reactions
- Nature of Molecular Bonds
- How the Greenhouse Effect Works
- Overview of U.S. Energy Consumption

PART TWO: Where In The World Is The Hydrogen?
- Fundamentals of Electrolysis
- Alternate Ways to Cleave Hydrogen from Water
- Extracting Hydrogen from Coal, Natural Gas & Biomass
- Ethanol & Methanol Production
- Nuclear Energy & Hydrogen Production
- Wind Energy & Hydrogen Production
- Solar Energy & Hydrogen Production

PART THREE: Putting Hydrogen To Work
- Hydrogen Storage
- Hydrogen-Fueled Internal Combustion Engines
- Fuel Cells
- A Peak Into Tomorrow

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