eBook Energy Sources: Fundamentals of Chemical Conversion Processes and Applications, 1st Edition

  • Balasubramanian Viswanathan
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  • ISBN-10: 0444563601
  • ISBN-13: 9780444563606
  • DDC: 621.042
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 394 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This book provides the fundamentals behind all energy conversion processes, identifies future research needs, and discusses the potential application of each process in a clear-and-concise manner. It is a valuable source for both chemists and chemical engineers who are working to improve current and developing future energy sources, and is a single reference that deals with almost all energy sources for these purposes, reviewing the fundamentals, comparing the various processes, and suggesting future research directions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Introduction.
2: Petroleum.
3: Natural Gas.
4: Coal.
5: Nuclear Fission.
6: Nuclear Fusion.
7: Solar Energy: Fundamentals.
8: Photovoltaic Systems.
9: Hydrogen as an Energy Carrier.
10: Hydrogen Storage.
11: Photo-Catalytic Routes for Fuel Production.
12: Batteries.
13: Supercapacitors.
14: Fuel Cells.
15: Biochemical Routes for Energy Conversion.
16: Energy Conversion Routes: An Evaluation.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Introduction.
2: Petroleum.
3: Natural Gas.
4: Coal.
5: Nuclear Fission.
6: Nuclear Fusion.
7: Solar Energy: Fundamentals.
8: Photovoltaic Systems.
9: Hydrogen as an Energy Carrier.
10: Hydrogen Storage.
11: Photo-Catalytic Routes for Fuel Production.
12: Batteries.
13: Supercapacitors.
14: Fuel Cells.
15: Biochemical Routes for Energy Conversion.
16: Energy Conversion Routes: An Evaluation.
Index.