Fundamentals of Hydrogen Liquefaction

  • W. E. Gifford
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 2)


The selection of a hydrogen liquefaction cycle depends on the use to which the liquefier must be put. In a small laboratory, liquefier safety, reliability, simplicity, and initial cost would most likely be the main items of consideration. On the other hand, if the stress is on low operating cost in a large production operation, careful consideration must be given to thermodynamic efficiency.


Work Requirement Exhaust Temperature Para Hydrogen Thermodynamic Efficiency Compressive Work 
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© Plenum Press, Inc., New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Gifford
    • 1
  1. 1.Arthur D. Little, Inc.CambridgeUSA

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