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Biorenewable Resources: Engineering New Products from Agriculture / Edition 1
     

Biorenewable Resources: Engineering New Products from Agriculture / Edition 1

by Robert C. Brown
 

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ISBN-10: 0813822637

ISBN-13: 2900813822630

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This textbook is designed for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in science and engineering. A chapter on the theory and history of the field of biorenewable sources is followed by sections on those aspects of engineering thermodynamics, organic chemistry, and plant chemistry that will apply to the processing of biorenewable resources. Subsequent

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This textbook is designed for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in science and engineering. A chapter on the theory and history of the field of biorenewable sources is followed by sections on those aspects of engineering thermodynamics, organic chemistry, and plant chemistry that will apply to the processing of biorenewable resources. Subsequent chapter topics include production of herbaceous crops and woody crops, storage, the various products that can be produced and their means of production, and environmental and economic issues. Brown teaches chemical and mechanical engineering at Iowa State U. in Ames. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900813822630
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
286

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. Fundamental Concepts in Understanding Bioenergy and Biobased Products.

3. The Biorenewable Resource Base.

4. Production of Biorenewable Resources.

5. Products from Biorenewable Resources.

6. Conversion of Biorenewable Resources into Heat and Power.

7. Processing of Biorenewable Resources into Chemical and Fuels.

8. Processing of Biorenewable Resources into Natural Fibers.

9. Environmental Impact of the BioEconomy.

10. Economics of Biorenewable Resources.

Appendix.

Index.

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