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Chapter 4

Hydrogen from Water

Water is a huge storeroom of hydrogen, but energy is required to split this source into its component elements. The water molecule is in fact very stable, with a heat of formation of –285.83 kJ mol–1 under standard conditionsThe negative sign indicates that heat is evolved in the reaction of hydroge...
Print publication date: 14 Dec 2007
Copyright year: 2007
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-597-6
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-802-2
From the book series:
RSC Energy Series