Synopses & Reviews
Learn about the ways to economically manufacture biofuels
Written by a team of international experts, Biofuels Refining andPerformance describes the refining processes and issues involvedin producing fuel derived from recently living organisms or theirby-products. Each chapter offers detailed discussion of theory aswell as the actual experimental procedure used to economicallymanufacture biofuels on a commercial scale.
manufacture biofuels on a commercial scale.
About the Author
A. Nag, Ph.D. is with the Department of Chemistryat the Indian Institute of Technology.
Table of Contents
Part One: Chemistry of Biofuels
Chapter 1. Energy and Its Biological Resources
Chapter 2. Photosynthetic Plants as Renewable Source of Energy
Chapter 3. Fuels from Biomass Conversion
Part Two: Biofuels Refining Processes
Chapter 4. Ethanol
Chapter 5. Methanol
Chapter 6. Biodiesel
Part Three: Performance Characteristics
Chapter 7. Use of alcohols to study the performance characteristics in Petrol and Diesel Engines
Chapter 8. Biofuel cells
Chapter 9. Soft / Decentralized renewables as an energy option for the developing countries