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Title: Chapter 13: Conversion of Terpenes to Fine Chemicals

Abstract

Terpenes and terpenoids, hydrocarbons present in many types of biomass, havean extensive history of use as fuels, binders, polymers, pharmaceuticals and therapeutics, flavors, and fragrances. The structure of terpenes and terpenoids makes them amenable for use as a feedstock for catalytic conversion to other materials and also useful in their own right in the pharmaceutical, polymer, fuel, and chemical industries. There are many other plants and animals that produce terpenes that are present in extractable oils, most of which are used raw or as feedstocks for catalytic conversion to other materials in the fine chemical, flavor, and fragrance industry. This chapter discusses the sources, isolation and the catalytic methods for conversion of terpenes to fine chemicals and materials. Processes used to obtain turpentine are also discussed. The conversion of terpenes to resins, polymers, and other chemicals and materials is the focus of a wide variety of catalysis and materials research.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
U.S. Department of Energy, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1580564
Report Number(s):
NREL/CH-2700-70351
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; catalytic conversion; hydrocarbons; terpenes; terpenoids; turpentine

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Ware, Anne E. Chapter 13: Conversion of Terpenes to Fine Chemicals. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/9783527814794.ch13.
Ware, Anne E. Chapter 13: Conversion of Terpenes to Fine Chemicals. United States. doi:10.1002/9783527814794.ch13.
Ware, Anne E. Fri . "Chapter 13: Conversion of Terpenes to Fine Chemicals". United States. doi:10.1002/9783527814794.ch13.
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