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Title Renewables-based technology : sustainability assessment / edited by Jo Dewulf and Herman Van Langenhove
Published Chichester : John Wiley, [2006]


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 W'PONDS  333.794 Dew/Rbt  AVAILABLE
Description xxx, 354 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Wiley series in renewable resources
Wiley series in renewable resources.
Contents 1. The contribution of renewables to society / Goran Berndes -- 2. The potential of renewables as a feedstock for chemistry and energy / Wilfried G. J. H. M. van Sark, Martin K. Patel, Andre P. C. Faaij and Monique M. Hoogwijk -- 3. Sustainability performance indicators / Alexei Lapkin -- 4. Life cycle inventory analysis applied to renewable resources / Niels Jungbluth and Rolf Frischknecht -- 5. Net energy balancing and fuel-cycle analysis / Hosein Shapouri, Michael Wang and James A. Duffield -- 6. Life cycle assessment as an environmental sustainability tool / Adisa Azapagic -- 7. Exergy / Jo Dewulf and Herman Van Langenhove -- 8. Material flow analysis and the use of renewables from a systems perspective / Stefan Bringezu -- 9. Ecological footprints and biocapacity : essential elements in sustainability assessment / William E. Rees -- 10. The sustainable process index (SPI) / Michael Narodoslawsky and Anneliese Niederl -- 11. Assessment of sustainable land use in producing biomass / Helmut Haberl and Karl-Heinz Erb -- 12. Assessment of the forest products industries / Klaus Richter, Frank Werner and Hans-Jorg Althaus -- 13. Assessment of the energy production industry : modern options for producing secondary energy carriers from biomass / Andre Faaij -- 14. Assessment of biofuels / James A. Duffield, Hosein Shapouri and Michael Wang -- 15. Assessment of organic waste treatment / Jan-Olov Sundqvist -- 16. Oleochemical and petrochemical surfactants : an overall assessment / Erwan Saouter, Gert Van Hoff, Mark Stalmans and Alan Brunskill -- 17. Assessment of bio-based packaging materials / Andreas Detzel, Martina Kruger and Axel Ostermayer -- 18. Assessment of biotechnology-based chemicals / Peter Saling and Andreas Kicherer -- 19. Assessment of bio-based pharmaceuticals : the cephalexin case / Alle Bruggink and Peter Nossin -- 20. Conclusions / Jo Dewulf and Herman Van Langenhove
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Renewable energy sources.
Sustainable development.
Author Dewulf, Jo.
Langenhove, Herman Van.
LC no. 2005033645
ISBN 9780470022412 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0470022418 (hbk. : alk. paper)