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Author Bose, Tapan

Title Hydrogen : facing the energy challenges of the 21st century / Tapan Bose and Pierre Malbrunot ; with the collaboration of Pierre Bénard and John Viola
Published United Kingdom : John Libbey Eurotext, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (97 pages) : color illustrations
Series Hors collection
Hors collection
Contents ""Hydrogen""; ""Preface""; ""Table of content""; ""The hare, the tortoise and hydrogen""; ""Force in action� Energy is everywhere!""; ""From well to wheel�The flow of energy""; ""Energy� as an agent of progress""; ""Using too much energy� puts our environment at risk!""; ""Possible solutions� A wiser use of our current energy sources""; ""Another solution� Carbon-free energy""; ""A promising solution� hydrogen!""; ""From balloonsto rockets� the long history of hydrogen""; ""The internal combustion engine ... fuelled by hydrogen""
""Heat is energy � thermal energy""""Energy comes in all shapes� The diverse forms of energy""; ""Energy is ever changing� but always conserved!""; ""Transforming thermal energy� Carnot's principle""; ""Annex 2 -- What will be the price of hydrogen at the gas station?""; ""Glossary""; ""Abbreviations and acronyms""; ""Units and symbols""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""More about hydrogen""
""Hydrogen to electricity� with the fuel cell!""""Different types of fuel cells� for diverse applications""; ""Hydrogen on the road� cars, tramways and the hydrogen train""; ""On the sea and underwater� hydrogen for navigation""; ""In the air� The hydrogen plane""; ""In space� Hydrogen as the fuel of choice for rockets""; ""Electricity from hydrogen � for a greater autonomy""; ""Is hydrogen an ideal energy vector?""; ""Producing hydrogen� with greenhouse gas emissions""; ""Producing hydrogen without CO2� from water, nuclear energy, biomass or photosynthesis""
""Hydrogen� a partner for renewable energies""""Compression, adsorption and absorption� Storing hydrogen as a gas""; ""Liquefaction� to store more hydrogen""; ""Transporting hydrogen� in bottles or by pipelines""; ""Distributing hydrogen� at service stations""; ""The safe use of hydrogen� The risks of hydrogen""; ""The hydrogen economy� pathways to commercialization""; ""What can be done� to use hydrogen as a fuel""; ""What is being done� Showcasing and developing Hydrogen""; ""Conclusion""; ""Annex 1 -- What is energy?""; ""Work is energy ... mechanical energy""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 17, 2014)
Subject Hydrogen as fuel.
Form Electronic book
Author Benard, Pierre.
Malbrunot, Pierre
Viola, John.
ISBN 2742013199 (electronic bk.)
9782742013197 (electronic bk.)