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Fuel Cells

Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

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  • Represents a one-stop reference in this key area of alternate energy and sustainability research

  • Covers solid oxide, molten carbonate, phosphoric acid, and polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells

  • Discusses R&D, sustainability, and marketing considerations

  • Presents authoritative, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopaedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (21 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi
  2. Fuel Cells, Introduction

    • Klaus-Dieter Kreuer
    Pages 1-7
  3. Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells

    • Robert C. T. Slade, Jamie P. Kizewski, Simon D. Poynton, Rong Zeng, John R. Varcoe
    Pages 9-29
  4. Direct Hydrocarbon Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

    • Michael van den Bossche, Steven McIntosh
    Pages 31-76
  5. Fuel Cell Comparison to Alternate Technologies

    • Julia Kunze, Odysseas Paschos, Ulrich Stimming
    Pages 77-95
  6. Fuel Cell Types and Their Electrochemistry

    • Günther G. Scherer
    Pages 97-119
  7. Fuel Cells (SOFC): Alternative Approaches (Electroytes, Electrodes, Fuels)

    • K. Sasaki, Y. Nojiri, Y. Shiratori, S. Taniguchi
    Pages 121-177
  8. Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells

    • Choong-Gon Lee
    Pages 217-248
  9. PEM Fuel Cell Materials: Costs, Performance and Durability

    • A. de Frank Bruijn, Gaby J. M. Janssen
    Pages 249-303
  10. PEM Fuel Cells, Materials and Design Development Challenges

    • Stephen J. Paddison, Hubert A. Gasteiger
    Pages 341-367
  11. Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells for Stationary Applications

    • Sridhar V. Kanuri, Sathya Motupally
    Pages 369-389
  12. Polybenzimidazole Fuel Cell Technology

    • Max Molleo, Thomas J. Schmidt, Brian C. Benicewicz
    Pages 391-431
  13. Polymer Electrolyte (PE) Fuel Cell Systems

    • John F. Elter
    Pages 433-472
  14. Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEM-FC) and Non-noble Metal Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction

    • Ulrike I. Kramm, Peter Bogdanoff, Sebastian Fiechter
    Pages 519-575
  15. Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: High-Temperature, Low-Humidity Operation

    • Steven J. Hamrock, Andrew M. Herring
    Pages 577-605
  16. Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Materials: Durability, Reliability and Cost

    • Harumi Yokokawa, Teruhisa Horita
    Pages 607-656
  17. Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

    • A. Atkinson, S. J. Skinner, J. A. Kilner
    Pages 657-685

About this book

The expected end of the “oil age” will lead to increasing focus and reliance on alternative energy conversion devices, among which fuel cells have the potential to play an important role.  Not only can phosphoric acid and solid oxide fuel cells already efficiently convert today’s fossil fuels, including methane, into electricity, but other types of fuel cells, such as polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, have the potential to become the cornerstones of a possible future hydrogen economy.

Featuring 21 peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Fuel Cells offers concise yet comprehensive coverage of the current state of research and identifies key areas for future investigation.  Internationally renowned specialists provide authoritative introductions to a wide variety of fuel cell types, and discuss materials, components, and systems for these technologies. The entries also cover sustainability and marketing considerations, including comparisons of fuel cells with alternative technologies.

Represents a one-stop reference in this key area of alternate energy and sustainability research

Covers solid oxide, molten carbonate, phosphoric acid, and polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells

Discusses R&D, sustainability, and marketing considerations

Presents authoritative, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

Keywords

  • Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells
  • Direct Hydrocarbon Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
  • FEM-FC
  • Fuel Cell Electrochemistry
  • Fuel Cell Types
  • Fuel Cells Science and Technology Book
  • Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells
  • PE Fuel Cell Systems
  • PEM Fuel Cell Materials
  • PEM Fuel Cells
  • PFSA
  • Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells
  • Polybenzimidazole Fuel Cell Technology
  • Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells
  • SOFC
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Materials
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Editors and Affiliations

  • Festkörperforschung, Max-Planck-Institut für, Stuttgart, Germany

    Klaus-Dieter Kreuer

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook
USD 179.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4614-5785-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 229.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)