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Biodiesel

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“Biodiesel is a renewable alternative fuel produced from a wide range of vegetable oils and animal fats. Pure biodiesel or biodiesel blended with petroleum diesel can be used to fuel diesel vehicles, providing energy security and emissions and safety benefits.”

Source: "Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center: Biodiesel " US Department of Energy. Web. 21 June 2011. < http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/fuels/biodiesel.html >.
 

SUBJECT HEADINGS & KEYWORDS


Biomass energy
Renewable energy sources
Energy resources
Power sources
 

CALL NUMBERS


QK368  : Botany
TD195  : Environmental technology
TJ163.2 : Mechanical engineering
TP358  : Chemical technology
333        : Land economics
 

INTRODUCTION


Introduction to the topic can be found in: 

Encyclopedia of Energy. Ed. Cutler J. Cleveland. Vol. 1. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2004. p151-162.

An e-book from Gale Virtual Reference Library (http://go.galegroup.com/ps/) *

 

BOOKS


Fernandez, Elvira. Biofuels from Philippine plants. Mandaluyong City, Philippines: Asia-Pacific Biofuels Corp, 2007.
 
Snedden, Robert. Energy Alternatives. London: Heinemann, 2001.
 
Velasco, Geronimo. Trailblazing : the quest for energy self-reliance. Manila: Anvil, 2006.
 

WEB RESOURCES


Biodiesel: The Official Site of the National Biodiesel Board (NBB)
URL: http://www.biodiesel.org 
Features consumer and trade information, news, tutorials about biodiesel.
 

Alternative & Advanced Fuels: Biodiesel       
URL: http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/fuels/biodiesel.html
Gathers useful resources on biodiesel such as research publications, government documents and web links. 

Northwest Biodiesel Network       
URL: http://www.nwbiodiesel.org/
From the organization promoting the use of biodiesel, the site provides general resources about the fuel and and its uses. 
 

 

ONLINE DATABASES


Academic Source Complete *

URL: http://search.epnet.com/
Select Academic Source Complete from EBSCOHOST Database. Search specific journals by adding the keywords JN with the name of the journal enclosed in quotation marks.

Example: [ JN "Energy Journal" biodiesel ]

Includes full-text articles and citations from journals such as:

Energy Journal
Energy Sources
International Journal of Sustainable Energy
Journal of Renewable & Sustainable Energy

 

JSTOR *
URL: http://www.jstor.org/
Includes full-text articles and citations from scholarly journals.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library *
A library of reference materials in e-book format such as:
Alternative Energy. Neil Schlager and Jayne Weisblatt, eds. Detroit: UXL, 2007.
Encyclopedia of Energy. Cutler J. Cleveland, ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2004.

 

 

PERIODICALS


Journals/Magazines

Batobalani
ChemMatters
Discovery Channel Magazine
Scientific American

 
Vertical Files

Topics on: Biofuel, Energy resources

 

Online (Open Access)

International Journal of Energy and Environment (IJEE)

URL: http://www.ijee.ieefoundation.org/

 

Biotechnology for Biofuels

URL: http://www.biotechnologyforbiofuels.com/

 

USEFUL TOOLS


OPAC: http://opac.emc.hs.admu.edu.ph/

CIPPA (Local Periodicals Index): http://rizal.lib.admu.edu.ph/cippa/cippa.asp *

 

NOTE: * On- campus access

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 June 2011 21:50

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