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Handbook on Bioethanol: Production and Utilization

Series: Applied Energy Technology

Edited By: Charles Wyman

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #58313 | ISBN: 1560325534
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Ethanol is a verstile transportation fuel that offers high octane, high heat of vaporization and other characteristics that allow it to achieve higher efficiency use in optimized engines than gasoline.


Strategic, economic and environmental issues for transportation fuels; performance of ethanol as a transportation fuel; biomass ethanol market forces; envirnomental impacts of biomass ethanol; biomas feedstock resources and composition; cellelases - structure; function and applications; biocatalyst development for ethanol production from cellulosic hydrolysates; pretreatment; cellulase production; cellulose conversion; hemicellulose conversion; advanced process options for ethanol production from biomass; review of pilot plant programs for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol; methods for the chemical analysis of biomass; ethanol from corn - technology and economics.

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