Biodiesel Science and Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781845695910, 9781845697761

Biodiesel Science and Technology

1st Edition

From Soil to Oil

Authors: Jan C.J. Bart N Palmeri Stefano Cavallaro
Hardcover ISBN: 9781845695910
eBook ISBN: 9781845697761
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 19th February 2010
Page Count: 864
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Table of Contents

Biodiesel as a renewable energy source; Development of non-food agricultural industries for biofuel applications; Oleochemical sources: Basic science, processing and applications of oils; Vegetable oil formulations for utilisation as biofuels; Feedstocks for biodiesel production; Emerging new energy crops for biodiesel production; Transesterification processes for biodiesel production from oils and fats; Biodiesel catalysis; Processes for biodiesel production from unrefined oils and fats; Biocatalytic production of biodiesel; Industrial process technology for biodiesel production; Analytical methods and standards for quality assurance in biodiesel production; Valorisation of the glycerol by-product from biodiesel production; Sustainability and use of biodiesel; Evolution of biodiesel and alternative diesel fuels; Epilogue: Outlook for biodiesel science and technology.


Description

Biodiesel as a renewable energy source; Development of non-food agricultural industries for biofuel applications; Oleochemical sources: Basic science, processing and applications of oils; Vegetable oil formulations for utilisation as biofuels; Feedstocks for biodiesel production; Emerging new energy crops for biodiesel production; Transesterification processes for biodiesel production from oils and fats; Biodiesel catalysis; Processes for biodiesel production from unrefined oils and fats; Biocatalytic production of biodiesel; Industrial process technology for biodiesel production; Analytical methods and standards for quality assurance in biodiesel production; Valorisation of the glycerol by-product from biodiesel production; Sustainability and use of biodiesel; Evolution of biodiesel and alternative diesel fuels; Epilogue: Outlook for biodiesel science and technology.

Key Features

  • Evaluates biodiesel as a renewable energy source and documents global biodiesel development
  • The outlook for biodiesel science and technology is presented exploring the challenges faced by the global diesel industry
  • Reviews feedstock resources and vegetable oil formation including emerging crops and the agronomic potential of underexploited oil crops

Readership

Fuel engineers, researchers and academics on the technological developments involved in improving biodiesel quality and production capacity


Details

No. of pages:
864
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845697761
Hardcover ISBN:
9781845695910
Paperback ISBN:
9780081014509

Reviews

For anyone involved in commercial biodiesel production or biofuel research at any scale, this is destined to become the standard technical text on the subject. Highly recommended., En Agri
The book represents a comprehensive survey of an important field., Materials World


About the Authors

Jan C.J. Bart Author

Jan C. J. Bart is a Full Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Messina, Italy.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Messina

N Palmeri Author

Stefano Cavallaro is an Associated Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Messina, Italy.

Affiliations and Expertise

ISAB

Stefano Cavallaro Author

Stefano Cavallaro is an Associate Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Messina, Italy.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Messina, Italy