Chapter 1. Biogas

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Deublein1 and
  2. Dipl.-Ing. Angelika Steinhauser2

Published Online: 21 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621705.ch1b

Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources: An Introduction

Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources: An Introduction

How to Cite

Deublein, D. and Steinhauser, A. (eds) (2008) Biogas, in Biogas from Waste and Renewable Resources: An Introduction, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621705.ch1b

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Deublein Consulting, International Management, Ritzingerstr. 19, 94469 Deggendorf, Germany

  2. 2

    8, Dover Rise Heritage View, Tower A #11-08, Singapore 138679, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318414

Online ISBN: 9783527621705

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Keywords:

  • biogas;
  • methane-containing gases;
  • biogas components

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Biogas compared to other methane-containing gases

  • Detailed overview of biogas components

    • Methane and carbon dioxide

    • Nitrogen and oxygen

    • Carbon monoxide

    • Ammonia

    • Hydrogen sulfide

    • Chlorine, fluorine, mercaptans

    • BTX, PAK, etc.

    • Siloxanes