Hydrogen Energy

Part A

  • T. Nejat Veziroğlu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. The Hydrogen Economy Miami Energy (Theme) Conference Banquet Address — March 19, 1974

  3. Primary Energy Sources

  4. Hydrogen Production

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. H. Barnert, R. Schulten
      Pages 115-128
    3. J. Douglas Balcomb, Lawrence A. Booth
      Pages 129-136
    4. W. Kerr, D. P. Majumdar
      Pages 167-181
    5. W. J. D. Escher, J. A. Hanson
      Pages 209-229
    6. J. Powell, F. J. Salzano, W. A. Sevian
      Pages 255-277
    7. John E. Johnson
      Pages 299-308
    8. L. W. Zelby
      Pages 339-343
    9. H. K. Abdel-Aal, E. G. Peattie
      Pages 345-369
    10. J. B. Laskin
      Pages 405-415
    11. L. O. Williams
      Pages 417-424
    12. F. C. Jensen, F. H. Schubert
      Pages 425-439
    13. L. J. Nuttall, A. P. Fickett, W. A. Titterington
      Pages 441-455
    14. R. G. Hickman, O. H. Krikorian, W. J. Ramsey
      Pages 483-498
    15. Jon B. Pangborn, John C. Sharer
      Pages 499-515
    16. J. L. Russell Jr., J. T. Porter
      Pages 517-529
  5. Hydrogen Storage and Transmissions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 531-531
    2. R. A. Reynolds, W. L. Slager
      Pages 533-543
    3. G. Beghi, J. Dejace, C. Massaro, B. Ciborra
      Pages 545-560
    4. G. Strickland, J. J. Reilly, R. H. Wiswall Jr.
      Pages 611-620
    5. W. S. Yu, E. Suuberg, C. Waide
      Pages 621-643
    6. C. E. Lundin, R. W. Sullivan
      Pages 645-658
    7. L. C. Beavis, R. S. Blewer, J. W. Guthrie, E. J. Nowak, W. G. Perkins
      Pages 659-674

About this book


There are three important problems facing the world: deple­ tion of fossil fUels, demand for more energy, and the pollution of our environment. The world contains limited amounts of fossil fuels. They are being depleted, at an ever-growing rate. Peoples of the world are demanding more and more energy. This is due to the desires of peoples to improve their standard of living--and the standard of living is directly proportional to the energy con­ sumed. In addition, the world is demanding a cleaner environment to live in. Many of us, scientists and engineers, believe that replacing fossil fuels with the inexhaustible and clean synthetic fuel, hydrogen (produced from non-fossil primary sources of energy) will answer the above problems. Hydrogen, as the fUel of the post-fossil-fUel era, was pre­ dicted more than a hundred years ago by that great forecaster of the future, Jules Verne, in his novel The Mysterious Island: Water decomposed into its primitive elements, and decom­ posed doubtless by electricity, which will then have become a powerful and manageable force. • • . Yes, my friends, I believe that water will one day be employed as fuel, that hydrogen and oxygen, which constitute it, used singly or together, will furnish an inexhaustible source of heat and light of an intensity, of which coal is not capable •. •. I believe, then, that when the deposits of coal are exhausted, we shall heat and warm ourselves with water. Water will be the coal of the future.


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Editors and affiliations

  • T. Nejat Veziroğlu
    • 1
  1. 1.Clean Energy Research Institute School of Engineering and Environmental DesignUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA

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