Café Scientifique, LCC’s science discussion group, meets monthly for informal discussions on controversial and/or timely scientific topics. Meetings take place at Schuler Books in Eastwood Towne Center.
This month’s meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 pm.David Shane, Adjust Professor of Physics at LCC, will lead the discussion entitled “Where are the Hydrogen Fueled Vehicles?”
To learn more about this month’s topic, check out these Library resources:
Hydrogen Energy and Vehicle Systems ed. Scott E. Grasman
Authors engaged in hydrogen technology research around the world contribute chapters to this e-book. Chapters include discussions of fuel cell technology, infrastructure and market transformation, and hydrogen safety and regulations.
Hydrogen Power by Stuart A. Kaleen
This easy-to-read book from the Compact Research series covers the basics of hydrogen energy and the issues relevant to researchers of hydrogen energy. Color illustrations, numerous primary quotations, and bulleted lists of facts make the information readily available and easy to digest.
Alternative Fuels: Is Hydrogen the Fuel of the Future?
This guide from the CQ Researcher database gives a quick and helpful overview of hydrogen fuel. The guide offers fast facts about political decisions regarding hydrogen fuel and policy in the United States. Look at the chart of pros and cons to familiarize yourself with arguments from both sides of the debate.
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Comprehension Guide by Rebecca L. Busby
This book touches on many topics that surround hydrogen fuel development including numerous chapters on hydrogen vehicles. In addition to examples of currently available hydrogen vehicles, the book discusses necessary infrastructure changes.
Hydrogen Infrastructure Transition Analysis by M. Melendez and A. Milbrandt
From the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, this report focuses on the changes to infrastructure required for increased use of hydrogen vehicles. These changes to infrastructure pose problems; this report details these problems and offers possible solutions.