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Hydrogen fuels

By Martin Umlauf

Abstract

Paper presents a basic review and comparison of energy-conservation made of renewable sources. Principal question of paper concerns evaluation of hydrogen-use made of electrolysis of water. First part of the thesis focuses on the production of energy from renewable sources and the possibility of energy-accumulation. The next section describes methods of hydrogen production and utilization of hydrogen as a fuel for combustion engines. Attention is paid to various aspects dealing with construction of combustion engines using hydrogen. Final part of the study presents comparison between combustion engines using known sorts of fuels as to their pollution and emission-level. Next comparison deals with economic cost per kilometer, when different sort of fuels are taken into account. Conclusion concerns approximate calculation of the production of hydrogen from water by electrolysis using photovoltaic power plants

Topics: větrná energie; natural gas; ocean energy; supravodivé indukční akumulátory; compressed air storage plants; sluneční energie; spalovací motor; vodní energie; emise; hydrogen; superconducting inductive accumulators; přečerpávací vodní elektrárny; geothermal energy; energie z biomasy; hydropower; výroba vodíku; vodík; zemní plyn; wind energy; mechanické setrvačníky; hydrogen production; akumulace energie; mechanical flywheels; CNG; geotermální energie; energy from biomass; LPG; energy storage; elektrolýza; steam reforming; solar energy; electrolysis; pumped storage plant; tlakovzdušné akumulační elektrárny; energie přílivu a odlivu oceánů; parní reforming; combustion engine; emissions
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta strojního inženýrství
Year: 2014
OAI identifier: oai:invenio.nusl.cz:214263
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