Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks
Copyright © 2013 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Peter M. Maitlis, Arno de Klerk
Published Online: 11 FEB 2013 04:32AM EST
Print ISBN: 9783527329458
Online ISBN: 9783527656837
About this Book
How can we use our carbon-based resources in the most responsible manner? How can we most efficiently transform natural gas, coal, or biomass into diesel, jet fuel or gasoline to drive our machines? The Big Questions today are energyrelated, and the Fischer-Tropsch process provides industrially tested solutions.
This book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the Fischer-Tropsch process, from the basic science and engineering to commercial issues. It covers industrial, economic, environmental, and fundamental aspects, with a specific focus on 'green' concepts such as sustainability, process improvement, waste-reduction, and environmental care. The result is a practical reference for researchers, engineers, and financial analysts working in the energy sector, who are interested in carbon conversion, fuel processing or synthetic fuel technologies. It is also an ideal introductory book on the Fischer-Tropsch process for graduate courses in chemistry and chemical engineering.