Synthetic Fuels Handbook: Properties, Process, and Performance

by: James G. Speight


Abstract: With costly oil prices, here is a timely guide on synthetic fuels. Synthetic Fuels Handbook educates you in the different properties, processes, and performance characteristics of synthetic energy sources. This comprehensive guide provides a thorough description and discussion of the concepts, systems, and technology involved in the production of these fuels on both an industrial and individual scale.
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Title: Synthetic Fuels Handbook: Properties, Process, and Performance

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2008 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071490238

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James G. Speight Ph.D., D.Sc., is a fuels consultant and visiting professor at both the University of Utah and the University of Trinidad and Tobago. He is recognized internationally as an expert in the characterization, properties, and processing of conventional and synthetic fuels. Dr. Speight is the author, editor, or compiler of more than 30 books related to fossil fuel processing and environmental issues, including Lange’s Handbook of Chemistry, Sixteenth Edition; Chemical Process and Design Handbook; and Perry’s Standard Tables and Formulas for Chemical Engineers, all available from McGraw-Hill.

Description: With costly oil prices, here is a timely guide on synthetic fuels. Synthetic Fuels Handbook educates you in the different properties, processes, and performance characteristics of synthetic energy sources. This comprehensive guide provides a thorough description and discussion of the concepts, systems, and technology involved in the production of these fuels on both an industrial and individual scale.