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Fuel Cells and the Hydrogen Economy

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John Thomas Sirr Irvine, Gael Pierre Germain Corre, Xiaoxiang Xu

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Abstract

The present chapter summaries the current state and perspectives of fuel cells and hydrogen energy. First of all the relevant fuels and fuel chemistry are discussed focusing on hydrogen, hydrocarbons and oxygenates, then the basics of fuel cell technology and applications are discussed. The different types of fuel cells are presented with particular attention on solid oxide fuel cells, and thermodynamics and the factors influencing efficiency reviewed.
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnergy Storage
Subtitle of host publicationWorld Scientific Series in Current Energy Issues
PublisherWorld Scientific
Pages215
Number of pages32
Volume4
ISBN (Print)9789813208957
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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