Essays about: "Biofuel in transportation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words Biofuel in transportation.

  1. 1. Comparison study of various current and potential liquid biofuels in road freight transport : Application on a case study on Transport Centralen in Halmstad

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Ansu Alex; [2017]
    Keywords : Liquid biofuels; Heavy transports;

    Abstract : The role of liquid biofuels in transportation to minimize the effects of climate change is  evident and has led to a number of studies on finding effective solutions to replace fossil fuels. Liquid biofuels are especially important for heavy duty transports as the effective ‘green’ alternatives are not as many compared to light duty vehicles; for which for e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effect of Biofuel Impurities on the Diesel Oxidation Catalyst

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemivetenskap (CHE)

    Author : Liene Kienkas; [2017]
    Keywords : DIESEL OXIDATION CATALYST; POISONING; PHOSPHORUS; SODIUM; CALCIUM; MATERIAL CHARACTERIZATION; ACTIVITY TESTING;

    Abstract : Scania provides sustainable transport systems powered by bioethanol, biogas, biodiesel along with hybrid and conventional solutions. Today Scania offers the largest variety of engines operating on alternative fuels in the market. The number of the alternative fuel operated vehicles sold in 2016 increased by 40 % [1]. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biofuel plantations and isoprene emissions in Svea and Götaland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Zahra Khais Shahid; [2017]
    Keywords : Isoprene; Geographical Information Systems GIS ; Short Rotation Coppice SRC ; Nitrogen dioxide NO2 ; biofuels; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Bioenergy as an alternative source for energy production and transportation has gained attention to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels. Short Rotation Coppice (SRC) as dedicated energy crops for heat and energy production have many demonstrated and proved climatic, biodiversity and environmental benefits, but concerns regarding the occurred Land Cover Change (LCC) from agriculture land into SRC have been raised. READ MORE

  4. 4. De-polymerization and Purification of Kraft Lignin Utilizing the Liquid-Lignin Phase

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Martin Sundin; [2017]
    Keywords : ALPHA; SLRP; Liquid-Lignin; Lignin; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The effects of global warming are apparent and the work towards a sustainable future is underway. In order to reduce the environmental impact caused by the transportation sector, a transition from fossil fuels to those based on renewable resources are important. Using agricultural land to produce raw materials, e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hydrogen Assisted Lignin Depolymerization with Pulp Mill Catalysts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Linnéa Kollberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Lignin; depolymerization; pulp mill catalysts; hydrogenolysis; base catalyzed depolymerization; Chemistry;

    Abstract : As part of the development of a process for production of a lignin-rich oil that can serve as a renewable feedstock to existing petroleum refineries, hydrogen assisted depolymerization of lignin in filtered black liquor has been investigated. This process offers the possibility to reduce fossil emissions from transportation by utilization of the largest renewable carbon resource in Sweden, namely the forest. READ MORE