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Easy Guide to Hydrogen Cars: Technology, Power, Fuel and Cells! By William Wyclift
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The car of tomorrow is here today. The car doesn't use gasoline and it doesn't even pollute the air. So what's the mystery fuel? The answer is Hydrogen. It is the simplest and most abundant element... More > in the universe. And many people think that in 5 to 15 years, we will all be driving hydrogen powered and fuel efficient vehicles. 5,225 words 15 images Table of Contents Hydrogen Fuel Cells How Fuel Cells Work A Bit of History Hydrogen Car Production Hydrogen Car Setbacks Hydrogen Car Facts Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy Alternatives to Fossil Fuels Hydrogen Car Conversion (2010) The Pro’s and Con’s of Home Conversion Electric Cars with Hydrogen Fuel Cells Clean Energy But is Hydrogen Safe? “Fill her up, Compressed Hydrogen, Please” Is a Hydrogen Vehicle in Your Future?< Less
1887 Prospectus for San Francisco's Wire Cable Railways and Cable Cars By Pacific Cable Railway Company
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In 1873, the first cable railway in the United States began operation in San Francisco. In subsequent years, the Clay Street Railroad was joined by many other operators throughout the U.S.A.,... More > including systems in New York and Los Angeles. The rise of the electric trolley made most cable car systems obsolete. Today, the only street cable car system in operation is the historic San Francisco Municipal Railway. Originally published in 1887, this prospectus was prepared by patent holders in hopes of attracting additional operators and investors. The document describes the cable car system and its operation in text, diagrams and photographs, and presents a detailed list of patents. This easy-to-read reprint is presented in format, sightly larger than the original. However, care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
The Motorman...and His Duties The Classic Handbook for Electric Trolley, Streetcar and Interurban Motormen By Ludwig Gutmann & George R. Metcalfe
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Originally printed in 1898 and then periodically revised, The Motorman...and His Duties served as the definitive training text for a generation of streetcar operators. A must-have for the trolley or... More > train enthusiast, it is also an important source of information for museum staff and docents. Lavishly illustrated with numerous photos and black and white line drawings, this affordable reprint contains all of the original text. Includes chapters on trolley car types and equipment, troubleshooting, brakes, controllers, electricity and principles, electric traction, multi-car control and has a convenient glossary in the back. If you've ever operated a trolley car, or just had an electric train set, this is a terrific book for your shelf!< Less
The “People Power” Job Superbook: Book 20. the Energy Industry (Oil, Gas, Coal, Hydro, Nuclear, Alternative, Green, Mining, Car Energy) By Tony Kelbrat
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The energy industry uses many different types of engineers and technicians not just of the petroleum kind but many other types to build the machines and support the operations. Try #552 at the... More > library for books on petrology. Look for the following books either at the library or through internet book companies: Brown's Directory of North American Gas Companies. Electric World Directory of Electrical Utilities. The Geophysical Directory. Moody's Public Utility Manual. Oil & Gas Directory. Oilfield Service Supply & Manufacturing Directory. USA Oil Industry Directory. Whole World Oil Directory. World Energy Directory The boom area is Williston, ND.< Less
The “People Power” Family Superbook: Book 8. Green Guide 1: Green Home (Natural Products, Cleaners, Cosmetics & Clothes, Renewable Energy, Car Energy) By Tony Kelbrat
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I read David Suzuki's Green Guide and several other books you might find at #363.7 or #640 at the library. There is a great divide between people who care about green living and all the other people... More > who seem indoctrinated by all the glitter on TV which tells you to keep buying junk you don’t need and keep doing meaningless stuff even if we’re polluting the planet and destroying the atmosphere. I have two power cords, one for my computer and one for the devices near my bed. When I finish using each, I shut the power cord off to totally shut all that electricity off. Meanwhile I have relatives who leave their wireless modems on all the time 24/7. When Ronald Reagan took the American Presidency in 1980, he arrogantly tore the solar panels off the roof of the White House which former President Jimmy Carter put up. If people had real sense, they would have listened to Jimmy Carter.< Less
The “People Power” Family Superbook Book 8. Green Guide 1: Your Home (Natural Products, Cleaners, Cosmetics & Clothes, Renewable Energy, Energy Dreamers, Car Energy) By Tony Kelbrat
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I read David Suzuki's Green Guide and several other books you might find at #363.7 or #640 at the library. There is a great divide between people who care about green living and all the other people... More > who seem indoctrinated by all the glitter on TV which tells you to keep buying junk you don’t need and keep doing meaningless stuff even if we’re polluting the planet and destroying the atmosphere. I have two power cords, one for my computer and one for the devices near my bed. When I finish using each, I shut the power cord off to totally shut all that electricity off. Meanwhile I have relatives who leave their wireless modems on all the time 24/7. When Ronald Reagan took the American Presidency in 1980, he arrogantly tore the solar panels off the roof of the White House which former President Jimmy Carter put up. If people had real sense, they would have listened to Jimmy Carter. Today, every house in America could have been producing its own electricity with a few solar panels< Less
Fuel Cell Handbook (Seventh Edition) By EG&G Technical Services Inc. & U.S. Department of Energy
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Fuel cells are one of the cleanest and most efficient technologies for generating electricity. Since there is no combustion, there are none of the pollutants commonly produced by boilers and... More > furnaces. For systems designed to consume hydrogen directly, the only products are electricity, water and heat. Fuel cells are an important technology for a potentially wide variety of applications including on-site electric power for households and commercial buildings; supplemental or auxiliary power to support car, truck and aircraft systems; power for personal, mass and commercial transportation; and the modular addition by utilities of new power generation closely tailored to meet growth in power consumption. These applications will be in a large number of industries worldwide. In this Seventh Edition of the Fuel Cell Handbook, we have discussed the Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance Program (SECA) activities. In addition, individual fuel cell technologies and other supporting materials have been updated.< Less
Range Anxiety By Stuart Rand-Bell
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RANGE ANXIETY. James Bannister is a failed inventor, approaching middle age and with nothing much to show for himself except a beaten up old Volvo estate, when one bitterly cold morning he spots... More > something so unexpected and so revolutionary that it could change the future of motoring. Read any journalistic commentary about electric cars and there is always one flaw that repeats itself again and again. The batteries run out too quickly and then take too long to charge up. What if there was a genuinely workable solution to this problem? Well James has found it and he is going to make his fortune selling it to the world. There is only one problem. The car companies, the oil giants and even governments have a lot to gain or lose from his idea. Range Anxiety is short romp of ‘Faction’ but also includes a genuine, workable solution to the problem of electric cars running out of power, mixed with background chapters of factual relevance to the story.< Less
Range Anxiety By Stuart Rand-Bell
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RANGE ANXIETY. James Bannister is a failed inventor, approaching middle age and with nothing much to show for himself except a beaten up old Volvo estate, when one bitterly cold morning he spots... More > something so unexpected and so revolutionary that it could change the future of motoring. Read any journalistic commentary about electric cars and there is always one flaw that repeats itself again and again. The batteries run out too quickly and then take too long to charge up. What if there was a genuinely workable solution to this problem? Well James has found it and he is going to make his fortune selling it to the world. There is only one problem. The car companies, the oil giants and even governments have a lot to gain or lose from his idea. Range Anxiety is short romp of ‘Faction’ but also includes a genuine, workable solution to the problem of electric cars running out of power, mixed with background chapters of factual relevance to the story.< Less
Lead/Acid Battery Care information sheet for automobiles, mobile homes, RV's & solar systems. By Christine Leov-Lealand
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Lead/Acid Battery Care Sheet for automobiles, mobile homes, RV's & solar systems. A handy guide on how to get the most out of your lead/acid batteries and problems which your charging system may... More > cause if not set up correctly to charge your batteries. Covers inspecting batteries, how often, how to identify potential problems, refilling and neutralising acid spills. Everyone with a car has a lead/acid battery but who knows how to look after them?< Less