ALTERNATIVE FUELS: THE FUTURE OF HYDROGEN, 3rd Edition
Michael F. Hordeski
Revised throughout, this book addresses many of the factors impacting our energy use, including the availability and desirability of various fuels especially the use of hydrogen. The new edition examines new hydrogen-based technology developments, fuel cell technology breakthroughs, ultra low emission transportation applications, and hydrogen highway projects. Also discussed are the latest statistics on emerging oil markets, energy reserves, and carbon dioxide increases. Topics include energy policy and regulatory issues, fuel supply trends and cost escalation, alternative scenarios, technology issues, barriers to implementation, cost analysis and projections, conversion systems, storage systems, thermodynamic efficiency, fuel chain efficiency, life-cycle efficiency, extracting and refining, air emission issues, safety issues, natural gas, hydrogen, methanol, ethanol, and steam reforming.
ISBN: 0-88173-687-2 6 x 9, 286 pp., Illus., Hardcover ORDER CODE: 0673
TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface
Chapter 1 - The New Fuel Mix Chapter 2 - The Oil Economy Chapter 3 - The Auto Revolution Chapter 4 - Fuels for the Auto Chapter 5 - The Future of Transportation Chapter 6 - Fuels and the Environment Chapter 7 - The Hydrogen Economy Chapter 8 - Solar Hydrogen Chapter 9 - Nuclear Hydrogen Chapter 10 - Biomass Sources Chapter 11 - Renewable Futures Chapter 12 - Alternative Fuel Paths Index