8. Microwave-Enhanced Methods for Biodiesel Production and Other Environmental Applications

  1. Rashmi Sanghi and
  2. Vandana Singh
  1. Veera Gnaneswar Gude1,
  2. Prafulla D. Patil2,
  3. Shuguang Deng2 and
  4. Nirmala Khandan3

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch8

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

How to Cite

Gude, V. G., Patil, P. D., Deng, S. and Khandan, N. (2011) Microwave-Enhanced Methods for Biodiesel Production and Other Environmental Applications, in Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation (eds R. Sanghi and V. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Civil Engineering Department, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, OR, USA.

  2. 2

    Chemical Engineering Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA

  3. 3

    Civil Engineering Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943083

Online ISBN: 9781118287705

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Keywords:

  • Biodiesel;
  • microwave irradiation;
  • green chemistry;
  • environment;
  • organic synthesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Microwave Energy

  • Biodiesel Production Using Different Feedstock

  • Energy Consumption

  • Analysis of Algal Biomass and Biodiesel

  • Current Status of the Microwave Technology for Large Scale Biodiesel Production

  • Other Microwave-enhanced Applications

  • Summary