Hydrogen As A Transportation Fuel

"Technically feasible hydrogen alternatives exist for every fossil energy end-use. Hydrogen will succeed wherever its advantages (clean, renewable) outweigh its disadvantages (presently expensive, difficult to store). The balance will increasingly tip toward hydrogen in the 21st Century."

Frank Lynch, President Hydrogen Components Incorporated Denver, Colorado October 2001

Chapter 5 demonstrated that hydrogen was the optimum manufactured chemical fuel for replacement of current fuels. This Chapter will deal with the application of hydrogen as a transportation fuel. Internal combustion piston and gas turbine engines are the dominant power sources for transportation equipment. In this discussion, the automobile engine will serve as the example for all types of internal combustion piston engines. It will be assumed other transportation vehicles using similar internal combustion engines will present similar problems. The gas turbine engines used in airplanes are representative of all gas turbines and the discussion of their conversion will serve to outline the problems to be encountered in converting other gas turbine powered transportation vehicles. Transportation applications of fuel cells will be discussed.

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Your Alternative Fuel Solution for Saving Money, Reducing Oil Dependency, and Helping the Planet. Ethanol is an alternative to gasoline. The use of ethanol has been demonstrated to reduce greenhouse emissions slightly as compared to gasoline. Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know why choosing an alternative fuel may benefit you and your future.

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