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Author Gupta, Ram B

Title Gasoline, diesel, and ethanol biofuels from grasses and plants / Ram B. Gupta, Ayhan Demirbas

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  TP248.27.P55 G87 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  TP248.27 P55 G87 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.209-224) and index
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Air pollution and global warming from the use of fossil fuels -- 3. Renewable energy sources -- 4. Biomass availability in the world -- 5. Convention ethanol production from corn and sugarcane -- 6. Ethanol from biomass by fermentation -- 7. Biodiesel from vegetable oils -- 8. Diesel from biomass gasification followed by Fischer-Tropsch synthesis -- 9. Bio-oil from biomass pyrolysis -- 10. Bio-crude from biomass hydrothermal liquefaction -- 11. Solar and wind energy for biofuel production -- 12. Environmental impacts of biofuels -- 13. Economic impact of biofuels -- 14. Biofuel policy
LC subject Plant biomass
Forest biomass
Biomass energy
Add Author Demirbas, Ayhan
ISBN 9780521763998 (hardback)
0521763991 (hardback)