Self-Published Authors Release ‘Membrane Reactors For Fuel Cells And Environmental Energy Systems’

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Newly published book discusses on fuel cell engineering and other related subjects.

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Xlibris, the print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of Membrane Reactors For Fuel Cells And Environmental Energy Systems by authors Dr. Zoe Ziaka and Dr. Savvas Vasileiadis. Available in online bookstores since January 20, 2010, this book covers new topics of fuel cell engineering coupled with membrane reactors and conventional chemical reactors.

Membrane Reactors For Fuel Cells And Environmental Energy Systems is a comprehensive book that explores fuel cell engineering. It elaborates on new membrane reactor designs for important catalytic reactions such as the reforming of methane, natural gas, renewable gas, and the dehydrogenation reaction of paraffins into olefins. Moreover, alternative and energetic process designs are developed and discussed for the fuel cell industry which offers the enhanced utilization of renewable and non-renewable hydrocarbon resources through the enhanced product-hydrogen utilization in the fuel cells. Improved hydrogen production for usage in several types of fuel cells, is a key issue in this book, and is addressed through the application of membrane reactors in several improved process designs. The developed fuel cell modules are analyzed for the stationary power generation and the automotive/transportation industries. Important environmental process designs and global and local climate change issues with related effects are also documented. It also tackles about the applicability of membrane reactors or so-called perm reactors in important chemical synthesis reactions from the above hydrocarbon feed stocks; the synthesis of various fuels which are important in the process; the fuel cell modules and installations; process designs for SOFCs, MCFCs and PEMFCs; the importance of the widespread hydrogen separation and utilization through the described-developed reactor and membrane systems; the integrated hydrogen fuelling technology and economy and so much more.

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About the Authors
Dr. Zoe Ziaka obtained advanced engineering degrees in Greece and the USA. She holds a BSc/Diploma, MSc, and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. She has been nominated as a member of professional organizations, has been invited to chair scientific sessions, and was honored as “the Woman of the Year” (2003-2004), and in the “Great Women of the 21st Century” (2004-2005). She has written numerous research and technical papers, book chapters, and participated continuously in scientific symposiums. She has been a faculty member in chemical engineering in a number of high-ranking schools at USA. She also taught at Greek-European University Schools, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Management, Optimization, and Computer modeling. She has been also a Research Investigator receiving awards and grants in energy systems. She has started a scientific Institute since 1994, working on the development and commercialization of related research and projects.

Dr. Savvas Vasileiadis has a Diploma in chemical engineering with advanced engineering studies and corresponding degrees in the United States, and a MSc. and a Ph.D. in specialized Chemical and Materials Engineering fields. He consecutively completed post-doctoral research studies at USC in the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science. He is the author or coauthor of numerous peer review publications, book chapters, and technical presentations in the fields of chemical, materials, and process engineering and holds US patents in the related fields. He has received several awards, has worked in the chemical process and materials industries, and chaired in related engineering and scientific conference sessions. Dr. Vasileiadis has been an engineering faculty at various universities and has tremendous contributions in many fields. He has established an engineering company since 1994.

Membrane Reactors For Fuel Cells And Environmental Energy Systems * by Dr. Zoe Ziaka and Dr. Savvas Vasileiadis
Publication Date: January 20, 2010
Trade Paperback; $98.99; 446 pages; 978-1-4415-0868-3

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