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Global Warming pp 109-127 | Cite as

Hydrogen Production from Ammonia as an Environmentally Benign Solution for Vehicles

  • Calin Zamfirescu
  • Ibrahim Dincer
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Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Since historical times mankind is dependent on the use of fossil fuels. The exploitation and use of fossil fuel grew exponentially in the last two centuries when world experienced the industrial development. This period was characterized by extensive combustion of petroleum, natural gas, coal and as a consequence there are produced visible unbalances in the natural environment, especially due to the associated CO2 emissions.

Keywords

Internal Combustion Engine Heat Recovery Metal Hydride Pure Hydrogen Fuel Cell System 
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Notes

Acknowledgment

The authors acknowledge the financial support provided by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada in Canada.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Calin Zamfirescu
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Dincer
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Ontario Institute of TechnologyOshawaCanada
  2. 2.Cleanfield Energy, Inc.AncasterCanada

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