Wood Chemistry

Wood Chemistry : Fundamentals and Applications

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Wood Chemistry, Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition, examines the basic principles of wood chemistry and its potential applications to pulping and papermaking, wood and wood waste utilization, pulping by-products for production of chemicals and energy, and biomass conversion.
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  • Hardback | 293 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 566.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0126474818
  • 9780126474817
  • 1,536,105

Table of contents

Preface to the Second Edition.
Preface to the First Edition.
The Structure of Wood.
Introduction to Carbohydrate Chemistry.
Wood Polysaccharides.
Wood Pulping.
Pulp Bleaching.
Cellulose Derivatives.
Wood-Based Chemicals and Pulping By-Products.
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Reviews from the First Edition
"This is a highly informative and very affordable book... Sjostrom deals with an immense amount of highly condensed information in an expert and authoritative manner... very well illustrated throughout and this adds much to the ease of understanding of the basic chemistry and applications of it in the cellulose industries."
"Professor Sjostrom has been very successful in bringing all these diverse aspects of wood together in a very readable book."
WOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY"I strongly recommend it as a textbook for both teachers and students. In fact I strongly recommend it for all those interested in wood chemistry."
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