Essays Tagged: "Hydrogen vehicle"

Lighter Than Air: The Lie That is Hydrogen Power.

Lighter Than Air: The Lie That is Hydrogen PowerOn the night of May 6, 1937, the true face of hydrogen power was shown in the Hindenbu ... he fatal collision, followed by the even greater flames that rained down from the exploding mass of hydrogen and metal. Hydrogen has long been known to be highly flammable and easily sparked. The use ... caused great dangers and its use in the future will surely bring about more peril (Mappen, par. 1). Hydrogen power is held back due to its own dangers and should not be used as a fuel source.Gasoline ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative Fuel Vehicles You Can Buy Today

Applicants may receive up to $75,000 US for a Phase I grant to develop the feasibility of the idea.Hydrogen VehiclesFuel DescriptionHydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, but is rarel ... rocarbons and carbon monoxide because of engine lubricants. The exhaust is free from carbon dioxide.Hydrogen is normally a gas and can be compressed and stored in cylinders. It can also be kept as a l ...

(15 pages) 279 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Alternative Fuels: Why are they Likely to Fail?

urce to fossil fuels and coal, many alternate fuels have been created including biodiesel, ethanol, hydrogen (used in fuel cells), methanol, natural gas(compressed natural gas/ liquefied natural gas), ... il fuels is the Fuel Cell, which is an electrochemical energy conversion device. Fuel cells convert hydrogen and oxygen into water, which produces electricity and heat at the same time. A fuel cell ac ...

(3 pages) 122 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Hydrogen-powered cars

Hydrogen-Powered CarsTechnology has played an important role in the world of cars. Some people argue ... echnology to step up and provide us with a better, cleaner solution. The answer is a car powered by hydrogen.Over the years, countries such as the US have become dependent on petroleum based fossil fu ... and developing ways to reduce these emissions, and they all seem to come to the conclusion of using hydrogen cars.Hydrogen cars operate by using fuel cells, which hold the hydrogen in either a solid, ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Are hydrogen cars the answer?

Hydrogen's Dirty SecretAlthough hydrogen fuel-cell cars have their advantages to petrol-fueled inter ... ed automobiles. There are plenty of obstacles that scientists have to overcome in order to make the hydrogen fuel-cell car up to par with the petrol-fueled car.There are plenty of people who promote h ... . Although this is true, if one were to research farther, they would realize an important point pro-hydrogen enthusiast failed to mention. Although hydrogen is in fact plentiful, there are very little ...

(2 pages) 72 2 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

CNG- The Only Alternative

e, but unfortunately, none have been put into real world use. These solutions included Electricity, Hydrogen, Alcohol, and many others. All have been analyzed and scrutinized greatly since their intro ... plans for electric vehicles. The up and comer new alternative to follow electricity was the use of Hydrogen power cells. These vehicles harnessed the power of Hydrogen atoms to produce power. The mai ...

(8 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Hydrogen Not an Alternative Fuel Source

ernative to this resource in order to continue a way of life currently dependant upon fossil fuels. Hydrogen is commonly referred to as the fuel alternative of the future; however, most people are una ... ; however, most people are unaware that it isn’t a solution at all. In fact, attempting to use hydrogen is not even a step in the right direction.Many people falsely assume that since water conta ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays


Running Head: HYDROGEN CARSHydrogen CarsI. IntroductionA. Attention Getter:(Source: ... Term Topic Question and Preview:Should the United States Exchange their Cars with Hydrogen Cars?Considering this fact that technology has played an imperative role in the human race ... echnology to step up and provide us with a better, cleaner solution. The answer is a car powered by hydrogen.II. BodyA. ProblemOver the years, countries such as the US have become dependent on petrole ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Car of The Future

per gallon in Turkey, with the United States average ($3.29/gallon) coming in 21st. Alternatively, hydrogen powered vehicles are safe and only give off water vapor by­products. The science of the ... nly give off water vapor by­products. The science of these vehicles are simple: the pressurized hydrogen is stored in tanks located at the top of the vehicle. The hydrogen combines with oxygen in ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays