Alternative jet fuels : development and viability / Jenna L. Aiken.

The federal government has encouraged the development and use of alternative fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with aviation and to enhance economic development and energy security for the United States. To help achieve these goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the aviation...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Aiken, Jenna L., (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014.
Series:Petroleum Science and Technology.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • ALTERNATIVE JET FUELS: DEVELOPMENT AND VIABILITY; ALTERNATIVE JET FUELS: DEVELOPMENT AND VIABILITY; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: ALTERNATIVE JET FUELS: FEDERAL ACTIVITIES SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT AND USAGE, BUT LONG-TERM COMMERCIAL VIABILITY HINGES ON MARKET FACTORS; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO FOUND; ABBREVIATIONS; BACKGROUND; BOTH BROAD AND TARGETED FEDERAL ALTERNATIVE-FUELS INITIATIVES SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF ALTERNATIVE JET FUELS; PRICE-COMPETITIVENESS IS THE MAIN CHALLENGE.
  • FEDERAL ACTIVITIES HELP ADDRESS CHALLENGE, BUT MARKET FACTORS AFFECT THE LONG-TERM COMMERCIAL VIABILITY OF ALTERNATIVE JET FUELSAGENCY COMMENTS; APPENDIX I: OBJECTIVES, SCOPE, AND METHODOLOGY; Chapter 2: THE FEASIBILITY OF PRODUCING AND USING BIOMASS-BASED DIESEL AND JET FUEL IN THE UNITED STATES; ABSTRACT; ABBREVIATIONS, ACRONYMS, AND DEFINITIONS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; CAPACITY AND PRODUCTION; PRODUCTION COST; DEMAND; FEEDSTOCK ASSESSMENT; DISCUSSION; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; APPENDIX; INDEX.