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Thermochemical processing of biomass conversion into fuels, chemicals and power by Robert C. Brown

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English


  • Biomass energy,
  • Thermochemistry,
  • SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic,
  • Energy conversion

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEdited by Robert C. Brown
SeriesWiley Series in Renewable Resource
LC ClassificationsTP339 .T476 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24893432M
ISBN 109780470721117
LC Control Number2010050378

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