Synthetic Fuels Handbook 1 9780071490238 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Capitalize on the Vast Potential of Alternative Energy Sources Such as Fuel Cells and Biofuels Synthetic Fuels Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the benefits and trade-offs of numerous alternative fuels, presenting expert analyses of the different properties, processes, and performance characteristics of each fuel. It discusses the concept systems and technology involved in the production of fuels on both industrial and individual scales. Written by internationally renowned fuels expert James G. Speight, this vital resource describes the production and properties of fuels from natural gas and natural gas hydrates…tar sand bitumen…coal…oil shale…synthesis gas…crops…wood sources…biomass…industrial and domestic waste…landfill gas...and much more. Using both U.S. and SI units, Synthetic Fuels Handbook features: Information on conventional and nonconventional fuel sources Discussion of the production of alternative fuels on both industrial and individual scales Analyses of properties and uses of gaseous, liquid, and solid fuels from different sources Comparison of properties of alternative fuels with petroleum-based fuels Discover All the Benefits and Trade-Offs of Synthetic Fuels • Fuel sources: conventional and nonconventional • Natural gas and natural gas hydrates • Petroleum and heavy oil • Tar sand bitumen • Coal • Oil shale • Synthesis gas • Crops • Wood sources • Biomass • Industrial and domestic waste • Landfill gas • Comparison of the properties and uses of gaseous fuels from different sources • Comparison of the properties and uses of liquid fuels from different sources • Comparison of the properties and uses of solid fuels from different sources
Synthetic Fuels Handbook

Synthetic Fuels Handbook

1st Edition
By James Speight
ISBN10: 007149023X
ISBN13: 9780071490238
Copyright: 2008

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Chapter 1. Fuel Sources - Conventional and Non-conventional
Chapter 2. Natural Gas
Chapter 3. Fuels From Petroleum and Heavy Oil
Chapter 4. Fuels From Tar Sand Bitumen
Chapter 5. Fuels From Coal
Chapter 6. Fuels From Oil Shale
Chapter 7. Fuels From Synthesis Gas
Chapter 8. Fuels From Biomass
Chapter 9. Fuels From Crops
Chapter 10. Fuels From Wood
Chapter 11. Fuels From Domestic and Industrial Waste
Chapter 12. Landfill Gas
Appendix A. Definition and Properties of Fuels and Feedstocks from Different Sources
Appendix B. Comparison of the Properties of Gaseous Fuels From Different Sources
Appendix C. Comparison of the Properties of Liquid Fuels From Different Sources