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Nuclear Hydrogen Production Plants

  • Bahman Zohuri
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Abstract

Hydrogen is an environmentally friendly energy carrier that, unlike electricity, can be stored in large quantities. It can be converted into electricity in fuel cells, with only heat and water as by-products. It is also compatible witdecreases sharply with temperature. At ah combustion turbines and reciprocating engines to produce power with near-zero emission of pollutants, as discussed in Chap.  2 and  3. Therefore, hydrogen could play a major role in energy systems and serve all sectors of the economy, substituting for fossil fuels and helping mitigate global warming. The quest for better and cheaper production of this clean substance for consumption is an important task for engineers and scientists, who are working toward zero emissions and a decarbonized environment for the present and future generations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Zohuri
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringGalaxy Advanced Engineering Inc., University of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

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