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Robert C. Brown is Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Gary and Donna Hoover Chair in Mechanical Engineering, and Founding Director of the Bioeconomy Institute at Iowa State University.
Tristan R. Brown is Graduate Lecturer and Research Associate at the Bioeconomy Institute at Iowa State University.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS xi
1 INTRODUCTION 1
2 FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS IN ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS 11
3 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 43
4 THE BIORENEWABLE RESOURCE BASE 75
5 PRODUCTION OF BIORENEWABLE RESOURCES 103
6 PRODUCTS FROM BIORENEWABLE RESOURCES 137
7 BIOCHEMICAL PROCESSING OF CARBOHYDRATE-RICH BIOMASS 171
8 THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSING OF LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS 195
9 PROCESSING OF OLEAGINOUS BIOMASS 237
10 PROCESSING OF BIORENEWABLE RESOURCES INTO NATURAL FIBERS 251
11 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF THE BIOECONOMY 261
12 ECONOMICS OF BIORENEWABLE RESOURCES 287
13 BIORENEWABLE POLICY 327
Appendix A DESCRIPTIONS OF BIORENEWABLE RESOURCES 341
Appendix B CONVERSION FACTORS 367