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Title:
Tomorrow's energy : hydrogen, fuel cells, and the prospects for a cleaner planet
Author:
Hoffmann, Peter, 1935-
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Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
x, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Why hydrogen? Buckminster Fuller, Sheikh Yamani, and Bill Clinton -- Hydrogen's discovery : phlogiston and inflammable air -- A history of hydrogen energy : the Reverend Cecil, Jules Verne, and the redoubtable Mr. Erren -- Producing hydrogen from water, natural gas, and green plants -- Primary energy : using solar and other power to make hydrogen -- Hydrogen for cars and buses : steaming tailpipes -- Fuel cells : Mr. Grove's lovely technology -- Hydrogen in aerospace : clean contrails and the Orient Express -- Hydrogen as utility gas : the invisible flame -- Non-energy uses of hydrogen : metallic H₂, biodegradable plastics, and H² tofu -- Safety : the Hindenburg syndrome ; or, "Don't paint your dirigible with rocket fuel" -- The next 100 years.
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ISBN:
9780262082952
Format :
Book