Best Reference Books – Fuel Cell Technology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Fuel Cell Technology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Fuel Cell Technology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Fuel Cell Technology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Fuel Cell Technology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Recent Trends in Fuel Cell Science and Technology” by S Basu
2. “Fuel Cell Technology Handbook (Handbook Series for Mechanical Engineering)” by Gregor Hoogers

“Fuel Cell Technology Handbook (Handbook Series for Mechanical Engineering)” Book Review: This book is useful for academics and industrial. This book provides the comprehensive treatment of both the technical and commercial aspects of high and low temperature fuel cells. This book includes the fuel cell systems, fuel cell catalysis and fuel generation. The book has the principles of fuel cell technology and summarizes the main concepts, developments and remaining technical problems, particularly in fueling. The book has applications in automotive, stationary and portable power generation technologies. It also provides an expert’s look at future developments in both the technology and its applications.

3. “Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Emerging Technologies and Applications” by Bent Sørensen

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“Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Emerging Technologies and Applications” Book Review: This book is written for the researchers, professionals and students in the field of renewable energy. The book also has the PEM fuel cells, molten carbonate cells, solid oxide cells and biofuel cells. It includes the growing commercial acceptance of stationary and portable fuel cell systems, while also recognizing the ongoing research in automotive fuel cell systems. It also includes an example of a regional system based on renewable energy sources. It also has the growing international attention to uses of renewable energy as part of the energy grid . It consists examples of life cycle analysis of environmental and social impacts.

4. “Fuel Cells: Technologies for Fuel Processing” by Dushyant Shekhawat II and J J Spivey

“Fuel Cells: Technologies for Fuel Processing” Book Review: The book is useful for the interested reader, researcher, technologist, teacher, student and engineer. This book includes all aspects of fuel reforming fundamental chemistry, different modes of reforming, catalysts. It also has the catalyst deactivation, fuel desulfurization, reaction engineering, novel reforming concepts. It also includes thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer issues, system design and recent research and development. This book also describes the fuel cell itself, there is sufficient description of the fuel cell to show how it affects the fuel reformer.

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5. “Fuel Cell Technology: Reaching Towards Commercialization (Engineering Materials and Processes)” by Nigel Sammes

“Fuel Cell Technology: Reaching Towards Commercialization (Engineering Materials and Processes)” Book Review: This book is useful for the graduate students in materials control and chemical engineering working at universities and institutions. It also helps researchers and technical managers in commercial companies working in fuel cell technology. This book gives an introduction on fuel cells that are a very clean and efficient production of power. This book also gives knowledge on fuel cell technology and is an up-to-date survey of the development of this technology.

6. “Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology: Principles, Performance and Operations (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)” by J B Goodenough and Huang K

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“Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology: Principles, Performance and Operations (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive review of solid oxide fuel cells from history and design to chemistry and materials development. This book also presents analysis of operational features including current flow, energy balance, voltage losses and electrical efficiency. The book also explores fuel cell stability and durability with specific chapters examining performance characterization, fuel processing and electrode poisoning. The book initially deals with the basics and development of SOFC technology from cell materials to fundamental thermodynamics, electronic properties of solids and charged particle transport. This book covers the analysis of such operational features as current flow and energy balance and on to voltage losses and electrical efficiency. The book also covers the important issues of fuel cell stability, durability, performance, characterization, fuel processing and electrode poisoning. The book provides a comprehensive review for SOFC materials and fabrication techniques.

7. “Fuel Cell Technology for Classroom Instruction” by Uwe Kueter and Stefan Hoeller

“Fuel Cell Technology for Classroom Instruction” Book Review: This book provides a clear introduction and overview to fuel cell technology. The book has the examples of experiments using solar cells, electrolysis and fuel cells convey the knowledge for forthcoming tests in an understandable manner. The book has the preparation of classroom experiments is made considerably easier for the teacher thanks to the experiment worksheets. The book contains the necessary information concerning the material, set-up and execution of the experiment and questions for evaluation purposes. The book also helps in training documents and student worksheets combine the basic knowledge, questions and answers and are ideal for copying. It is a comprehensive book explains all the important technical terms.

8. “Alternative Fuel Technology: Electric, Hybrid, And Fuel-Cell Vehicles” by Erjavec Jack

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“Alternative Fuel Technology: Electric, Hybrid, And Fuel-Cell Vehicles” Book Review: The book includes the political and social impact of these vehicles. The book has the basic theories of alternative vehicles as they relate to construction, electricity, batteries and motors. The book the future, focusing on vehicles under development. This book has discussions concerning pure electric vehicles, hybrids and fuel cell vehicles. This book includes their operation, construction, advantages and disadvantages. This book has the information on the maintenance and service of electric vehicles. The book has the true costs of owning and operating them and features various tax incentive programs that are available to consumers. The book has the coverage addressing vehicle range and fuel economy includes vehicle physics, regenerative braking, aerodynamics and fuel consumption of various electric models.

9. “Methanol Fuel Cell Systems: Advancing Towards Commercialization” by Dave Edlund

“Methanol Fuel Cell Systems: Advancing Towards Commercialization” Book Review: This book details state-of-the-art fuel cell systems incorporating methanol reformers as the source of purified hydrogen (rather than compressed hydrogen). The book has an overview of PEM fuel cells. The book covers various technical approaches to methanol reforming and hydrogen purification. The book includes an unique theme that is carried throughout the discussion is the practical aspects of commercial applications that favor one technical approach over another. The book helps in understanding of the chemistry, engineering, economics and agency certification requirements that ultimately shape the optimal approach for methanol fuel cell systems targeting commercial applications.

10. “Hybrid, Electric and Fuel-cell Vehicles” by Jack Erjavec and Jeff Arias

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“Hybrid, Electric and Fuel-cell Vehicles” Book Review: This book addresses the movement of technology towards new and upcoming electric vehicles. The book focuses on the hybrids in use today and the fuel cell vehicles of tomorrow. The book includes the political and social impact of these vehicles. The book has the basic theories of alternative vehicles as they relate to construction, electricity, batteries and motors. The book ends with a look into the future, focusing in on vehicles under development.

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