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Hydrogen Production Technologies

Edited by Mehmet Sankir and Nurdan Demirci Sankir
Series: Advances in Hydrogen Production and Storage
Copyright: 2017   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781119283645  |  Hardcover  |  

Price: $225 USD
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Provides a comprehensive practical review of the new technologies used to obtain hydrogen more efficiently via catalytic, electrochemical, bio- and photohydrogen production.

The book will have a wide audience including those in electrochemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, mechanical and chemical engineering as well as renewable energy and storage technologies.

Hydrogen has been gaining more attention in both transportation and stationary power applications. Fuel cell-powered cars are on the roads and the automotive industry is demanding feasible and efficient technologies to produce hydrogen.
The principles and methods described herein lead to reasonable mitigation of the great majority of problems associated with hydrogen production technologies. The chapters in this book are written by distinguished authors who have extensive experience in their fields, and readers will have a chance to compare the fundamental production techniques and learn about the pros and cons of these technologies.
The book is organized into three parts. Part I shows the catalytic and electrochemical principles involved in hydrogen production technologies. Part II addresses hydrogen production from electrochemically active bacteria (EAB) by decomposing organic compound into hydrogen in microbial electrolysis cells (MECs). The final part of the book is concerned with photohydrogen generation. Recent developments in the area of semiconductor-based nanomaterials, specifically semiconductor oxides, nitrides and metal free semiconductor-based nanomaterials for photocatalytic hydrogen production are extensively discussed.

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Author / Editor Details
Mehmet Sankir received his PhD in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA in 2005. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey and group leader of Advanced Membrane Technologies Laboratory. Mehmet has actively carried out research and consulting activities in the areas of membranes for fuel cells, flow batteries, hydrogen generation and desalination.

Nurdan Demirci Sankir is currently an Associate Professor in the Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering Department at the TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey. She received her M.Eng and PhD degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA in 2005. She then joined NanoSonic Inc. in Virginia, USA as R&D engineer and program manager, and in 2007 she enrolled at TOBB ETU where she established the Energy Research and Solar Cell Laboratories. Nurdan has actively carried out research activities in many areas including solar driven water splitting, photocatalytic degradation and nanostructured semiconductors.

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Table of Contents
Part I Catalytic and Electrochemical Hydrogen Production
1 Hydrogen Production from Oxygenated Hydrocarbons: Review of Catalyst Development, Reaction Mechanism and Reactor Modeling
Mohanned Mohamedali, Amr Henni and Hussameldin Ibrahim
2 Ammonia Decomposition for Decentralized Hydrogen Production in Microchannel Reactors: Experiments and CFD Simulations
Steven Chiuta, Raymond C. Everson, Hein W.J.P. Neomagus and Dmitri G. Bessarabov
3 Hydrogen Production with Membrane Systems
F. Gallucci, A. Arratibel, J.A. Medrano, E. Fernandez, M.v. Sint Annaland and D.A. Pacheco Tanaka
4 Catalytic Hydrogen Production from Bioethanol
Peng He and Hua Song
5 Hydrogen Generation from the Hydrolysis of Ammonia Borane Using Transition Metal Nanoparticles as Catalyst
Serdar Akbayrak and Saim Özkar
6 Hydrogen Production by Water Electrolysis
Sergey A. Grigoriev and Vladimir N. Fateev
7 Electrochemical Hydrogen Production from SO2 and Water in a SDE Electrolyzer
A.J. Krüger, J. Kerres, H.M. Krieg and D. Bessarabov
Part II Bio Hydrogen Production
8 Biomass Fast Pyrolysis for Hydrogen Production from Bio-Oil
K. Bizkarra, V.L. Barrio, P.L. Arias and J.F. Cambra
9 Production of a Clean Hydrogen-Rich Gas by the Staged Gasification of Biomass and Plastic Waste
Joo-Sik Kim and Young-Kon Choi
10 Enhancement of Bio-Hydrogen Production Technologies by Sulphate-Reducing Bacteria
Hugo Iván Velázquez-Sánchez, Pablo Antonio López-Pérez, María Isabel Neria-González and Ricardo Aguilar-López
11 Microbial Electrolysis Cells (MECs) as Innovative Technology for Sustainable Hydrogen Production: Fundamentals and Perspective Applications
Abudukeremu Kadier, Mohd Sahaid Kalil, Azah Mohamed, Hassimi Abu Hasan, Peyman Abdeshahian, Tayebeh Fooladi and Aidil Abdul Hamid
12 Algae to Hydrogen: Novel Energy-Efficient Co-Production of Hydrogen and Power
Muhammad Aziz and Ilman Nuran Zaini
Part III Photo Hydrogen Production
13 Semiconductor-Based Nanomaterials for
Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation
Zipeng Xing, Zhenzi Li and Wei Zhou
14 Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation Enabled by Nanostructured TiO2 Materials
Mengye Wang, Meidan Ye, James Iocozziaand Zhiqun Lin
15 Polymeric Carbon Nitride-Based Composites for Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation
Pablo Martín-Ramos, Jesús Martín-Gil and Manuela Ramos Silva

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