16. Energy and Chemical Products

  1. Rubin Shmulsky and
  2. P. David Jones

Published Online: 13 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960035.ch16

Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition

Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Shmulsky, R. and Jones, P. D. (2011) Energy and Chemical Products, in Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960035.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813820743

Online ISBN: 9780470960035

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Keywords:

  • energy and chemical products;
  • using wood for energy - not a new idea at all;
  • wood and other biomaterials - potential source of energy and chemicals;
  • woody biomass for industrial energy - and other industries;
  • forest-related biomass portion - as residue;
  • worldwide, use of wood - in home heating, and as a cooking fuel;
  • chipping, reducing residual stems - and branches, loaded and shipped;
  • drying of wet wood fuels - mechanical compression or dewatering;
  • wood for energy - in forest products industries;
  • chemical wood products - seldom recognizable as wood based

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Materials Available for Energy

  • Nature of Wood as Fuel

  • Wood for Energy in the Forest Products Industries

  • The Use of Wood for Commercial Electrical Generation

  • The Use of Wood for Production of Liquid Fuels

  • Wood Energy Use by Other Industries

  • Chemical Wood Products

  • References and Supplemental Reading