Environmentally acceptable alternative fuels are in demand. This book dicusses the energy resources that are directly tied to the alleviation of petroleum dependence, and the science and technology in the area of alternative fuels. Various process treatments leading to cleaner and better use of existing fuel resources are discussed. This comprehensive reference book is consistent and is helpful for students and researchers.
I.Introduction II.Coal, Coal Derivatives, and Coal Products III.Natural Gas, Derivatives, and Products IV.Oil Shale and Shale Oil V.Tar Sands VI.Biomass Utilization VII.Alternative Source of Energy from Solid Wastes VIII.Environmentally Safe Use of Conventional Fuels IX.Other Sources of Energy X.Conservation of Energy