Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications

By: Detlef Stolten (editor)Hardback

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Authored by 40 of the most prominent and renowned international scientists from academia, industry, institutions and government, this handbook explores mature, evolving technologies for a clean, economically viable alternative to non-renewable energy. In so doing, it includes how hydrogen can be safely produced, stored, transported and utilized, while also covering such broader topics as the environmental impact, education and regulatory developments.

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Prof. Detlef Stolten is the Director of the Institute of Energy Research at the Forschungszentrum Julich. Prof Stolten received his doctorate from the University of Technology at Clausthal,Germany. He served many years as a Research Scientist in the laboratories of Robert Bosch and Daimler Benz/Dornier. In 1998 he accepted the position of Director of the Institute of Materials and Process Technology at the Research Center Julich. Two years later he became Professor for Fuel Cell Technology at the University of Technology (RWTH) at Aachen. Prof. Stolten's research focuses on fuel cells, implementing results from research in innovative products, procedures and processes in collaboration with industry, contributing towards bridging the gap between science and technology. His research activities are focused on energy process engineering of SOFC and PEFC systems, i.e. electrochemistry, stack technology, process and systems engineering as well as systems analysis. Prof Stolten represents Germany in the Executive Committee of the IEA Annex Advanced Fuel Cells and is on the advisory board of the journal Fuel Cells. Prof Stolten is the Chair of the World Hydrogen Energy Conference held in May, 2010.


Policy Perspectives, Initiatives and Cooperations Hydrogen Production Technologies Fuel Infrastructures Storages Fuel Cell Basics Stationary Applications Transportation Applications Existing and Emerging Markets Safety Issues

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/07/2010
  • ISBN13: 9783527327119
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 908
  • ID: 9783527327119
  • weight: 1854
  • ISBN10: 3527327118

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