Advanced Technologies in Biodiesel: Introduction to Principles and Emerging Trends

Editor/Author Islam, Aminul
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Momentum Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $97.50
ISBN: 978-1-60-650502-1
Image Count: 58
Book Status: Available
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The book Advanced Technologies in Biodiesel is intended to provide a look at cutting-edge research and emerging trends in biodiesel production technologies. Biodiesel offers opportunities to develop domestic resources in a cost effective manner, supplementing petroleum consumption with renewable biomass resources.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction to Biodiesel
  • Real Challenge to Biodiesel
  • Sources of Biodiesel
  • Generation of Biofuel
  • Biodiesel Standards Specifications
  • Biodiesel as Transportation Fuel
  • Reactor and Refining Technologies for Biodiesel Production
  • Reactor Technologies
  • Separation of Crude Biodiesel
  • Methanol Recovery from Biodiesel
  • Refining of Biodiesel
  • Membrane Technology
  • Biodiesel Production Processes
  • Homogeneous Base-Catalyzed Process
  • Homogeneous Acid-Catalyzed Process
  • Variables Affecting in Homogeneous Acid/Base Transesterification
  • Heterogeneously Catalyzed Process
  • Process Variables of a Heterogeneously-Catalyzed System
  • Enzyme-Catalyzed Transesterification
  • Ultrasound-Assistant Process
  • Microwave-Assistant Process
  • Supercritical Process
  • Biodiesel Storage Stability
  • Methods for Quality Assessment of Biodiesel
  • Gas Chromatography Method
  • HPLC Method
  • Gel Permeation Chromatography Method
  • TLC Method
  • Spectroscopic Methods
  • Other Methods
  • References
  • About the Authors