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Production of ethanol as an automotive fuel from renewable materials

By Martin Doležal


The thesis deals with ethanol production using renewable energy ressources. It describes various manufacturing processes and the usage of respective input materials. It researches utilization of ethanol as engine fuel both as a mixture with conventional fuels and also as the principal component. Consequentionally, it proposes a design of combustion engines suitable for this fuel. Evaluation of advantages and disadvantages of substituting petrol products with bioethanol is provided. The thesis also includes energy and economic evaluation

Topics: destilace.; biofuel; renewable energy ressource; automobilové palivo; obnovitelný zdroj energie; biopalivo; biomass; Ethanol; destilation.; automobile fuel; biomasa
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta strojního inženýrství
Year: 2010
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