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Electrochemical Methods for Hydrogen Production Editor: Keith Scott


About this book

The hydrogen economy is receiving increased attention due to concerns around the consequences of fossil fuel use, and hydrogen has great potential as a way to reduce reliance on traditional energy sources. Increased hydrogen supplies using cleaner methods are seen as essential for potential hydrogen based power systems for transportation and renewable energy conversion into fuel. Electrochemical Methods for Hydrogen Production provides a comprehensive picture of the various routes to use electricity to produce hydrogen using electrochemical science and technology. The book provides an overview of the fundamentals of electrochemical cells and performance characterisation, as well as a comparison of current applications. It also includes the various types of electrolysers currently used commercially and the range of new electrolysis processes, including photo-electrochemical, biological and thermal energy techniques. Edited by an expert in the field, this title will be of interest to graduate students and researchers in academia and industry working in energy, electrochemistry, physical chemistry and chemical engineering.

From the book series:
Energy and Environment Series

Book content

  • Introduction to Electrolysis, Electrolysers and Hydrogen Production
  • Alkaline Electrolysers
  • Electrochemical reforming of alcohols
  • Solid Oxide Electrolysers
  • Intermediate Temperature Electrolysers
  • Other Polymer Membrane Electrolysis Processes
  • Unitised Regenerative Fuel Cells
  • Economics and Perspectives of Hydrogen Electroproduction Techniques
  • Conclusions: Electrolytic Hydrogen production and sustainable routes

The print version of this book is planned for release on 03 December 2019. Information about this book is subject to change without notice.

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This book contains 400 pages.

Publication details

Copyright year: 2020
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-378-9
ePub eISBN: 978-1-83916-007-3