Hydrogen Technology [electronic resource] : Mobile and Portable Applications / edited by Aline Léon.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Green Energy and Technology: Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008Description: XV, 687 pages with 322 figures online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540699255Subject(s): Engineering | Chemistry | Engineering economy | Engineering | Renewable Energy Sources | Electrochemistry | Automotive and Aerospace Engineering, Traffic | Energy EconomicsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 621.042 LOC classification: TJ807-830Online resources: Click here to access online
Hydrogen Cycle -- Hydrogen Production -- Hydrogen Storage -- Hydrogen Transport and Distribution -- Fuel Cells -- State of the Art Mobile Applications -- Challenges and Requirements for Car Industry -- Status on Existing Technologies -- Hybrid is a Key Technology for Future Automobiles -- Fuel Cell Vehicles: Fundamentals, System Efficiencies, Technology Development, and Demonstration Projects -- Development of Storage Tanks -- Cryogenic Reservoirs -- Safety Analysis of Hydrogen Vehicles and Infrastructure -- State of the Art Portable Applications -- Status of Existing Technologies -- Development of Portable Systems -- Challenges for the Industry -- Advanced Tools for the Development of new Materials -- Synthesis of Nanoscale Hydrogen Storage Materials -- Kinetics and Thermodynamics -- High-pressure DSC -- Status on Existing Technologies -- SEM/(S)TEM -- X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy -- X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS) Spectroscopy -- Perspectives -- Scientific Scope -- Environmental Scope -- Political and Economic Scope.
This book presents the current state of the hydrogen economy with the focus on applications in the automotive technology and industry - Where are we in the implementation of hydrogen economy? What are the perspectives? Which are the directions to develop this field? This book answers these questions by compiling reviews from internationally recognized researchers on the following subjects: - Hydrogen cycle - State of the art of mobile applications - State of the art of portable applications - Advanced tools for the development of new materials - Perspectives