Green Energy and TechnologyAlgae Energy: Algae as a New Source of Biodiesel [1ed.]1849960496, 9781849960496

Author : Ayhan Demirbas, M. Fatih Demirbas (auth.)
"""Description:Climate change, environmental impact and declining natural resources are driving scientific research and novel technical solutions. Green Energy and Technology serves as a publishing platform for scientific and technological approaches to ""green"" - i.e., environmentally friendly and sustainable - technologies. While the main focus lies on energy and power supply, the series also covers green solutions in industrial engineering and engineering design. Green Energy and Technology is a monograph series addressing researchers, advanced students and technical consultants, as well as decision makers in industry and politics. The level presentation ranges from instructional to highly technical.Algal oil can be an important source of biomass and algaes ability to grow almost anywhere has encouraged scientists to also investigate its potential as a source of biodiesel. Algae Energy covers the production of algae culture and the usage of algal biomass conversion products. It also reviews modern biomass-based transportation fuels, including biodiesel, bio-oil, biomethane and biohydrogen. Each chapter opens with fundamental explanations suitable for those with a general interest in algae energy and goes on to provide in-depth scientific details for more expert readers. Algae energy is discussed within the wider context of green energy, with chapters covering topics such as: green energy facilities
Categories: Biology Biophysics
Year :2010
Publisher : Springer-Verlag London
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 200[204]
File Info : pdf 2 Mb