Wood Chemistry

Wood Chemistry

Fundamentals and Applications

2nd Edition - January 6, 1993

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  • Author: Eero Sjostrom
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780126474817
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080925899

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Wood Chemistry, Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition, examines the basic principles of wood chemistry and its potential applications to pulping and papermaking, wood and wood waste utilization, pulping by-products for production of chemicals and energy, and biomass conversion.

Table of Contents

  • Preface to the Second Edition.
    Preface to the First Edition.
    The Structure of Wood.
    Introduction to Carbohydrate Chemistry.
    Wood Polysaccharides.
    Lignin.
    Extractives.
    Bark.
    Wood Pulping.
    Pulp Bleaching.
    Cellulose Derivatives.
    Wood-Based Chemicals and Pulping By-Products.
    Appendix.
    Bibliography.
    Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 293
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: January 6, 1993
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780126474817
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080925899

About the Author

Eero Sjostrom

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Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland

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