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Name: grant w gearhart
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Date: Around 1993


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I am curious about storage methods for liquid hydrogen. Are they similar to methods used for storing LP gas?



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Hydrogen is a liquid at very low (critical temp 33K, or -400 F and critical pressure 1.3 MPa about 13 atmospheres) temperature. Therefore, your would need to have a very well insulated tank and utilize materials that would not crack from thermal stresses (due to the large variations in temperature between the cold fuel and the normal atmospheric temperatures. By the way the critical temperature and pressure represent the maximum temperature and pressure that you can have and still be in a liquid form.

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