Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 January 2006

392 Pages | 135 line illus.

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780841239340

Bookseller Code (06)

Feedstocks for the Future

Renewables for the Production of Chemicals and Materials

Edited by Joseph J. Bozell and Martin K. Patel

American Chemical Society

ACS Symposium Series

The book is intended to have a strong emphasis on organic chemistry, mechanism, and structure, and novel synthesis and production of chemicals, polymers and materials. More specifically, the reader will find information in the following areas: 1) new transformations of carbohydrates to chemicals and polymers 2) novel oleochemical processes; new uses of glycerol and fatty acids 3) transition metal catalyzed transformations of carbohydrates, lignin, fatty acids, glycerol, etc. 4) economic, environmental, and life cycle analysis of chemicals derived from renewables 5) production of new polymeric materials from renewables 6) new biocatalytic transformations of renewable building blocks 7) industrial uses of renewables and renewables based building blocks.

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