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Introduction to Biofuels

By: David M Mousdale

512 pages, Illus, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Aug 2010 | #185333 | ISBN-13: 9781439812075
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Providing complete coverage of biofuels, this new textbook discusses the multidisciplinary study of bioenergy and the potential for replacing fossil fuels in the coming decades. Presenting numerous examples throughout the text, this book explores key technologies, including biotechnology and genetic reprogramming of microorganisms. The author also examines the future of chemistry from a broader perspective, addressing the economic, social, and environmental issues that are extremely important to any study of bioenergy as a route to sustainable development.


Historical Development of Biofuels. Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology of Biomass. Biotechnology of Bioethanol Production. Biochemical Engineering & Bioprocess Management for Fuel Ethanol. The Economics of Bioethanol. Diversifying the Biofuels Portfolio. Options for the Development of Biofuels. Biofuels as Products of Integrated Bioprocesses.

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