Table of contents for Introduction to hydrogen technology / Roman J. Press ... [et al.].

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Chapter 1: Available Energy Sources.
1.1 Civilization and search for sustainable energy.
1.2 Planet energy resources and energy consumption.
1.3 Greenhouse effect and its influence on quality of life and ecosphere.
1.4 Non-renewable energy sources.
1.5 Renewable energy sources:
1 Wind energy.
2 Solar.
3 Geothermal Energy.
4 Biomass energy.
5 Hydropower Energy.
1.6 Energy storage.
1.7 Energy ethics.
Chapter 2: Chemistry Background.
2.1 Reversible reactions and chemical equilibrium.
2.2 Acid-base chemistry.
2.3 Thermodynamics.
2.4 Reaction kinetics.
2.5 Electrochemistry (Oxidation/Reduction Reactions).
2.6 Organic reactions involving hydrogen.
2.7 Polymer chemistry.
2.8 Photochemistry.
2.9 Plasma chemistry.
Chapter 3: Hydrogen Properties.
3.1 Occurrence of hydrogen, properties and use.
3.2 Hydrogen as energy carrier.
3.3 Comparison to other fuels.
3.4 Hydrogen storage.
Chapter 4: Hydrogen Technology.
4.1 Production:
1 Fossil sources conversion.
2 Renewable energy conversion.
3 Biotechnology.
4.2 Hydrogen infrastructure.
4.3 Hydrogen safety.
4.4 Hydrogen technology assessment.
Chapter 5: Fuel Cells Essential.
5.1 Introduction to hydrogen based fuel cells.
5.2 Proton exchange membrane.
5.3 Solid oxide fuel cells.
5.4 Alkaline fuel cells.
5.6 Stack, catalysts, electrode assembly.
5.7 Medium and high temperature fuel cells.
5.8 Fuel cells system architecture.
Chapter 6: Fuel Cells Applications.
6.1 Stationary power production.
6.2 Transportation.
6.3 Micro-power systems.
6.4 Mobile and residential power systems.
6.5 Space and military applications.
6.6 Conclusion.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Renewable energy sources.
Hydrogen as fuel.