Renewable Motor Fuels: The Past, the Present and the Uncertain Future

Renewable Motor Fuels: The Past, the Present and the Uncertain Future

by Arthur M. Brownstein


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128009703
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/24/2014
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Arthur M. Brownstein has had more than forty years of experience working in senior management in fuel companies such as Chem Systems Inc. and Exxon Chemical. Most recently, he has worked as the General Manager of New Ventures Technology Division at Exxon Chemical. He is now retired.

Dr. Brownstein received his PhD in Chemistry from The Ohio State University. He has written two books (US Petrochemicals: Technologies, Markets & Economics and Trends in Petrochemical Technology: The Impact of the Energy Crisis) and nearly one hundred papers and articles that have been presented at conferences worldwide.

Table of Contents

  1. History and Legislation
  2. Ethanol
  3. Economics of Cornstarch for Ethanol
  4. Cellulosics
  5. Synthesis Gas
  6. Algae and Photosynthesis
  7. Isobutanol: An Ethanol Alternative
  8. Diesel: An Ethanol Alternative
  9. Natural Gas: Synergistic or Competitive
  10. Battery Power: Synergistic or Competitive

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