Characteristics of Biofuels and Renewable Fuel Standards

Alan Christopher Hansen, Dimitrios C. Kyritsis, Chia-Fon Lee

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomass to Biofuels
Subtitle of host publicationStrategies for Global Industries
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9780470513125
StatePublished - Jan 12 2010


  • Biodiesels of fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) with alkyl chains
  • Bioenergy business structure
  • Biofuel and renewable fuel standard characteristics
  • Chemical properties of biofuels and molecular structures
  • Fatty acid profiles of five biodiesel source materials
  • Liquid biofuels, primarily ethanol-derived fuels
  • Liquid thermal conductivity, affecting heat transfer between drop interior and surface
  • Petroleum-based fuels - blend of different hydrocarbons
  • ReidVapor Pressure (RVP)
  • Surface tension, in spray breakup and collision/coalescence models

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)

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Hansen, A. C., Kyritsis, D. C., & Lee, C-F. (2010). Characteristics of Biofuels and Renewable Fuel Standards. In Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries (pp. 1-26). Blackwell Publishing Ltd..