Biofuels

Biofuels

by Wim Soetaert
     
 

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This book gives a broad overview of the key topics in this field of study, approaching them from a technical and economic angle giving the reader a comprehensive insight into biofuels as a whole. Dealing specifically with liquid and gaseous biofuels that can be produced from renewable resources this text also gives a summary of the past, present and future production

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This book gives a broad overview of the key topics in this field of study, approaching them from a technical and economic angle giving the reader a comprehensive insight into biofuels as a whole. Dealing specifically with liquid and gaseous biofuels that can be produced from renewable resources this text also gives a summary of the past, present and future production technologies and applications of biofuels. 
This book is particularly relevant as it highlights the extensive debate of the on-going global needs to find alternative fuels, making it not only a necessary text for working professionals and researchers in the field, but for anyone with an interest in sustaining the earth.

Editorial Reviews

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"This compilation provides a worthwhile insight into the past accomplishments, future needs, and economics in developing this industry that will meet a growing demand for energy." (CHOICE, October 2009)

"This book highlights in a highly topical, competent and clear-cut presentation the significance of producing energy carriers from biobased feedstocks and their transformation processes. It encompasses developments in agriculture and a multitude of production technologies regarding both sustainability of future feedstock and requirements of human nutrition." (Starch, June 2009)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119965367
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/10/2011
Series:
Wiley Series in Renewable Resource , #15
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
4 MB

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?This compilation provides a worthwhile insight into the past accomplishments, future needs, and economics in developing this industry that will meet a growing demand for energy.? (CHOICE, October 2009)

"This book highlights in a highly topical, competent and clear-cut presentation the significance of producing energy carriers from biobased feedstocks and their transformation processes. It encompasses developments in agriculture and a multitude of production technologies regarding both sustainability of future feedstock and requirements of human nutrition." (Starch, June 2009)

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