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Chapter 14

Conversion of Carbohydrates to Liquid Fuels

The most important carbohydrate-containing biomass resources and oxygen-containing liquid fuels are summarized. After the overview of potential strategies to convert carbohydrates to oxygenates, the current status of the conversion technologies for ethanol and butanol are discussed.

Publication details

https://doi.org/10.1039/9781849732260-00365
Print publication date
10 Sep 2010
Copyright year
2011
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-035-8
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-226-0
From the book series:
Energy and Environment Series