Potential Source of Energy and Chemical Products: Sections 9–12

  1. Prof. M. Roehr
  1. Prof. Dr. Naim Kosaric1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Fazilet Vardar-Sukan2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602348.ch2c

The Biotechnology of Ethanol: Classical and Future Applications

The Biotechnology of Ethanol: Classical and Future Applications

How to Cite

Kosaric, N. and Vardar-Sukan, F. (2000) Potential Source of Energy and Chemical Products: Sections 9–12, in The Biotechnology of Ethanol: Classical and Future Applications (ed M. Roehr), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602348.ch2c

Editor Information

  1. Institut für Biochemische Technologie und Mikrobiologie, Technische Universität, Getreidemarkt 9/12, 1060 Wien, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Western Ontario, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, London, Ontario N6A 5B9, Canada

  2. 2

    Ege University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Bornova 35000, Izmir, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301997

Online ISBN: 9783527602346

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Keywords:

  • ethanol as liquid fuel;
  • exhaust and evaporative emissions;
  • lubrication;
  • modifications of existing internal combustion engines;
  • comparison with other motor fuels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ethanol as a Liquid Fuel

    • Characteristics of Ethanol and Gasoline-Ethanol Blends as Motor Fuel

      • Exhaust and Evaporative Emissions

      • Ignition, Cold Start-Up, and Driveability

      • Water Tolerance of Ethanol-Gasoline Blends

      • Lubrication

      • Corrosion and Materials Compatibility for Alcohol-Fuelled Vehicles

      • Safety of Alcohol

    • Modifications and Conversions of Existing Internal Combustion Engines to Utilize Ethanol and Ethanol-Gasoline Blends

      • Research

      • Applications

    • Comparison of Ethanol with Other Motor Fuels

  • Present and Potential Markets for Ethanol

  • Future Trends and Research

  • References