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Title: The Effect of Functional Groups in Bio-Derived Fuel Candidates

Abstract

Interest in developing renewable fuels is continuing to grow and biomass represents a viable source of renewable carbon with which to replace fossil-based components in transportation fuels. During our own work, we noticed that chemists think in terms of functional groups whereas fuel engineers think in terms of physical fuel properties. In this Concept article, we discuss the effect of carbon and oxygen functional groups on potential fuel properties. This serves as a way of informing our own thinking and provides us with a basis with which to design and synthesize molecules from biomass that could provide useful transportation fuels.

Authors:
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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Univ. of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath (United Kingdom). Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1492661
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1400969
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-20692
Journal ID: ISSN 1864-5631
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001; AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ChemSusChem
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1864-5631
Publisher:
ChemPubSoc Europe
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; Energy Sciences; biofuel; biomass; fuels; renewable; review

Citation Formats

Jenkins, Rhodri W., Moore, Cameron M., Semelsberger, Troy A., Chuck, Christopher J., Gordon, John C., and Sutton, Andrew D. The Effect of Functional Groups in Bio-Derived Fuel Candidates. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1002/cssc.201600159.
Jenkins, Rhodri W., Moore, Cameron M., Semelsberger, Troy A., Chuck, Christopher J., Gordon, John C., & Sutton, Andrew D. The Effect of Functional Groups in Bio-Derived Fuel Candidates. United States. doi:10.1002/cssc.201600159.
Jenkins, Rhodri W., Moore, Cameron M., Semelsberger, Troy A., Chuck, Christopher J., Gordon, John C., and Sutton, Andrew D. Thu . "The Effect of Functional Groups in Bio-Derived Fuel Candidates". United States. doi:10.1002/cssc.201600159. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1492661.
@article{osti_1492661,
title = {The Effect of Functional Groups in Bio-Derived Fuel Candidates},
author = {Jenkins, Rhodri W. and Moore, Cameron M. and Semelsberger, Troy A. and Chuck, Christopher J. and Gordon, John C. and Sutton, Andrew D.},
abstractNote = {Interest in developing renewable fuels is continuing to grow and biomass represents a viable source of renewable carbon with which to replace fossil-based components in transportation fuels. During our own work, we noticed that chemists think in terms of functional groups whereas fuel engineers think in terms of physical fuel properties. In this Concept article, we discuss the effect of carbon and oxygen functional groups on potential fuel properties. This serves as a way of informing our own thinking and provides us with a basis with which to design and synthesize molecules from biomass that could provide useful transportation fuels.},
doi = {10.1002/cssc.201600159},
journal = {ChemSusChem},
number = 9,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {4}
}

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