Scientists and engineers have made significant advances over the last two decades to achieve feasible, cost-efficient processes for the large-scale production of alternative, environmentally friendly sources of energy. Alcoholic Fuels describes the latest methods for producing fuels containing varying percentages of alcohol alongside the var

chapter 1|4 pages

Alcoholic Fuels: An Overview

ByShelley D. Minteer

part Section I|118 pages

Production of Alcohol Fuels

chapter 2|44 pages

Production of Methanol from Biomass *

ByCarlo N. Hamelinck, André P.C. Faaij

chapter 3|8 pages

Landfill Gas to Methanol

ByWilliam H. Wisbrock

chapter 4|20 pages

The Corn Ethanol Industry

ByNancy N. Nichols, Bruce S. Dien, Rodney J. Bothast, Michael A. Cotta

chapter 5|20 pages

Development of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) as a Feedstock for Production of Ethanol and Other Bioproducts

ByDeborah A. Samac, Hans-Joachim G. Jung, JoAnn F. S. Lamb

chapter 6|24 pages

Production of Butanol from Corn

ByThaddeus C. Ezeji, Nasib Qureshi, Patrick Karcher, Hans P. Blaschek

part Section II|30 pages

Blended Fuels

chapter 7|12 pages

Ethanol Blends: E10 and E-Diesel

ByShelley D. Minteer

chapter 8|16 pages

Using E85 in Vehicles

ByGregory W. Davis

part Section III|118 pages

Applications of Alcoholic Fuels

chapter 9|36 pages

Current Status of Direct Methanol Fuel-Cell Technology

ByDrew C. Dunwoody, Hachull Chung, Luke Haverhals, Johna Leddy

chapter 10|12 pages

Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells

ByShelley D. Minteer

chapter 12|18 pages

Alcohol-Based Biofuel Cells

BySabina Topcagic, Becky L. Treu, Shelley D. Minteer

chapter 13|16 pages

Ethanol Reformation to Hydrogen

ByPilar Ramírez De La Piscina, Narcís Homs

chapter 14|16 pages

Ethanol from Bakery Waste: The Great Provider for Aquaponics?

ByRobert Haber

chapter 15|5 pages


ByNick L. Akers