biomass fuel Books

  • New Regulations for Biomass and Other Alternative Fuels

    Catalytic Products International has been answering numerous questions about biomass and other alternative fuels in recent months. This seems in opposition to the trend of consuming more and more natural gas due to the recent shale gas discoveries. However, a few trends seem to be supporting the high interest in biomass as an alternative fuel. ...

  • Aerosols in Biomass Combustion

    Band 6 of Series thermal biomass utilization / Schriftenreihe thermische Biomassenutzung Relevant topics of this book - Legislative regulations concerning fine particulate emissions - Health effects of aerosol immissions - Particle measurement techniques, aerosol characterisation methods, and analyses - Release of aerosol forming species ...

  • Aerosols and coarse fly ashes in fixed-bed biomass combustion

    Band 7 of Series thermal biomass utilization / Schriftenreihe thermische BiomassenutzungRelevant topics of this book - Particle measurement techniques - Aerosol and coarse fly ash characterisation methods and analyses - Comprehensive data concerning aerosol and fly ash emissions from fixed-bed biomass combustion plants equipped with ...

  • Biohydrogen

    The modern world is facing three critical problems: high fuel prices, climate change, and air pollution. Biohydrogen: For Future Engine Fuel Demands covers the production, purification, storage, pipeline transport, usage, and safety of biohydrogen. Hydrogen promises to be the most significant fuel source of the future, due to its global ...

  • Power Generation from Solid Fuels

    Power Generation from Solid Fuels introduces the different technologies to produce heat and power from solid fossil (hard coal, brown coal) and renewable (biomass, waste) fuels, such as combustion and gasification, steam power plants and combined cycles etc. The book discusses technologies with regard to their efficiency, emissions, operational ...

  • Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion

    The Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion collects 9 plenary lectures and 175 peer-reviewed technical papers presented in the conference held in Xi'an, China in May, 2009. It covers the latest fundamental research results, as well as the application experience from pilot plants, demonstrations and industrial ...

  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Materials Properties and Performance

    Although the high operating temperature of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) creates opportunities for using a variety of fuels, including low-grade hydrogen and those derived from biomass, it also produces difficulties in materials performance and often leads to materials degradation during operation. These obstacles have proven to be challenges in ...

  • Biofuels Handbook

    Petroleum-based fuels are well-established products that have served industry and consumers for more than one hundred years. However petroleum, once considered inexhaustible, is now being depleted at a rapid rate. As the amount of available petroleum decreases, the need for alternative technologies to produce liquid fuels that could potentially ...

  • Alternative Fuels: The Future Of Hydrogen, 3rd Edition

    Revised throughout, this book addresses many of the factors impacting our energy use, including the availability and desirability of various fuels – especially the use of hydrogen. The new edition examines new hydrogen-based technology developments, fuel cell technology breakthroughs, ultra low emission transportation applications, and ...

  • Renewable Energy Cannot Sustain a Consumer Society

    It is widely assumed that our consumer society can move from using fossil fuels to using renewable energy sources while maintaining the high levels of energy use to which we have become accustomed. This book details the reasons why this almost unquestioned assumption is seriously mistaken.Chapters on wind, photovoltaic and solar thermal sources ...

  • Biofuels for Transport: Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Agriculture and Energy in the 21st Century

    Biofuels for Transport provides a one-stop resource for understanding the complete scope of impacts from large scale production of biofuels. Biofuels for Transport is an insightful and timely study of how biofuels can reach their potential to strengthen energy security, promote economic development, and protect the environment. This much-needed ...

  • Advanced Renewable Energy Sources

    This book is an ideal reference text for teaching renewable energy to engineering and science students, as well as a reference book for scientists and professionals doing self study on the subject. The book has twelve chapters and starts with the definition and classification of renewable and non renewable energy and their status at global level. ...

  • Biofuels

    Biofuel is a renewable energy source produced from natural (biobased) materials, which can be used as a substitute for petroleum fuels. The benefits of biofuels over traditional fuels include greater energy security, reduced environmental impact, foreign exchange savings, and socioeconomic issues related to the rural sector. Furthermore, biofuel ...

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