Biofuels Refining and Performance / Edition 1

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071489706
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/17/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

A. Nag, Ph.D. is with the Department of Chemistry

at the Indian Institute of Technology.

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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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