Skip to main content
×
×
Home
Chemistry of Fossil Fuels and Biofuels
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 14
  • Cited by
    This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Fiorella, Richard P. Bares, Ryan Lin, John C. Ehleringer, James R. and Bowen, Gabriel J. 2018. Detection and variability of combustion-derived vapor in an urban basin. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 18, Issue. 12, p. 8529.

    Uwaoma, R.C. Strydom, C.A. Matjie, R.H. Bunt, J.R. and van Dyk, J.C 2018. The influence of the roof and floor geological structures on the ash composition produced from coal at UCG temperatures. International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, p. 1.

    Zhang, Weiwei and van Duin, Adri C. T. 2018. Improvement of the ReaxFF Description for Functionalized Hydrocarbon/Water Weak Interactions in the Condensed Phase. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 122, Issue. 14, p. 4083.

    Sehume, Thabo Z. Strydom, Christien A. Bunt, John R. and Schobert, Harold H. 2017. Effectivity of Phenol during Solvent Extraction of a South African Bituminous Coal under Mild Conditions. Energy & Fuels, Vol. 31, Issue. 12, p. 13655.

    Jenkins, Rhodri W. Moore, Cameron M. Semelsberger, Troy A. Chuck, Christopher J. Gordon, John C. and Sutton, Andrew D. 2016. The Effect of Functional Groups in Bio-Derived Fuel Candidates. ChemSusChem, Vol. 9, Issue. 9, p. 922.

    Bukin, Sergei V. Pavlova, Olga N. Manakov, Andrei Y. Kostyreva, Elena A. Chernitsyna, Svetlana M. Mamaeva, Elena V. Pogodaeva, Tatyana V. and Zemskaya, Tamara I. 2016. The Ability of Microbial Community of Lake Baikal Bottom Sediments Associated with Gas Discharge to Carry Out the Transformation of Organic Matter under Thermobaric Conditions. Frontiers in Microbiology, Vol. 7, Issue. ,

    de Souza, Marcella Fernandes Teixeira, Ricardo Sposina Sobral da Silva, Ayla Sant’Ana Ferreira-Leitão, Viridiana Santana and da Silva Bon, Elba Pinto 2016. Chemistry Beyond Chlorine. p. 241.

    Maximov, A. L. Nekhaev, A. I. and Ramazanov, D. N. 2015. Ethers and acetals, promising petrochemicals from renewable sources. Petroleum Chemistry, Vol. 55, Issue. 1, p. 1.

    Diaz Mateus, Fabian Andrey Chaves, Arlex Maradei, Maria Paola Fuentes, David Alfredo Guzman, Alexander and Picon, Hector Julio 2015. Kinetic analysis of the termal decomposition of colombian vacuum residua by termogravimetry. Ingeniería e Investigación, Vol. 35, Issue. 3, p. 19.

    Schobert, Harold H. 2015. Toward the zero-emission coal-to-liquids plant. TECHNOLOGY, Vol. 03, Issue. 02n03, p. 147.

    Morawski, Olaf Kozankiewicz, Boleslaw Miniewicz, Andrzej and Sobolewski, Andrzej L. 2015. Environment-Sensitive Behavior of DCNP in Solvents with Different Viscosity, Polarity and Proticity. ChemPhysChem, Vol. 16, Issue. 16, p. 3500.

    Mueller, Charles J. Cannella, William J. and Kalghatgi, Gautam T. 2014. Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering. p. 1.

    Werther, Joachim Hartge, Ernst-Ulrich and Heinrich, Stefan 2014. Fluidized-Bed Reactors - Status and Some Development Perspectives. Chemie Ingenieur Technik, Vol. 86, Issue. 12, p. 2022.

    Baker, Frederick S. Miller, Charles E. Repik, Albert J. and Tolles, E. Donald 2003. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology.

    ×

Book description

Focusing on today's major fuel resources – ethanol, biodiesel, wood, natural gas, petroleum products and coal – this book discusses the formation, composition and properties of the fuels, and the ways in which they are processed for commercial use. It examines the origin of fuels through natural processes such as photosynthesis and the geological transformation of ancient plant material; the relationships between their composition, molecular structures and physical properties; and the various processes by which they are converted or refined into the fuel products appearing on today's market. Fundamental chemical aspects such as catalysis and the behaviour of reactive intermediates are presented, and global warming and anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions are also discussed. The book is ideal for graduate students in energy engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and chemistry, as well as professional scientists and engineers.

Reviews

'This well-organized, well-written, and fact-laden book is the product of mounting societal attention to the consequences of the the use of carbon fuels for global climate change … an authoritative and detailed explication of the life history of fossil and renewable biofuels … Full understanding of this material will require an undergraduate acquaintance with organic chemistry … Highly recommended.'

T. R. Blackburn Source: Choice

'This is one of the most remarkable books on chemistry that [it] has been my good fortune to encounter … an outstanding book that should be read by everyone interested in chemistry.'

Edward R. Adlard Source: Chromatographia

Refine List
Actions for selected content:
Select all | Deselect all
  • View selected items
  • Export citations
  • Download PDF (zip)
  • Send to Kindle
  • Send to Dropbox
  • Send to Google Drive
  • Send content to

    To send content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about sending content to .

    To send content items to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

    Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

    Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

    Please be advised that item(s) you selected are not available.
    You are about to send
    ×

Save Search

You can save your searches here and later view and run them again in "My saved searches".

Please provide a title, maximum of 40 characters.
×

Page 1 of 2



Page 1 of 2


Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Book summary page views

Total views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between #date#. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed