Biofuels Refining and Performance / Edition 1

Biofuels Refining and Performance / Edition 1

by Ahindra Nag
     
 

Learn about the ways to economically manufacture biofuels

Written by a team of international experts, Biofuels Refining and
Performance
describes the refining processes and issues involved in producing fuel derived from recently living organisms or their by-products. Each chapter offers detailed discussion of theory as well as the actual

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Overview

Learn about the ways to economically manufacture biofuels

Written by a team of international experts, Biofuels Refining and
Performance
describes the refining processes and issues involved in producing fuel derived from recently living organisms or their by-products. Each chapter offers detailed discussion of theory as well as the actual experimental procedure used to economically manufacture biofuels on a commercial scale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071489706
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/17/2007
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Chapter 1. Energy and Its Biological Resources

Chapter 2. Photosynthetic Plants as Renewable Energy Sources

Chapter 3. Bioethanol: Market and Production Processes

Chapter 4. Raw Materials to Produce Low-Cost Biodiesel

Chapter 5. Fuel and Physical Properties of Biodiesel Components

Chapter 6. Processing of Vegetable Oils as Biodiesel and Engine Performance

Chapter 7. Ethanol and Methanol as Fuels in Internal Combustion Engines

Chapter 8. Cracking of Lipids for Fuels and Chemicals

Chapter 9. Fuel Cells

Appendix

Index

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