Methanol: The Basic Chemical and Energy Feedstock of the Future

Asinger's Vision Today

  • Martin Bertau
  • Heribert Offermanns
  • Ludolf Plass
  • Friedrich Schmidt
  • Hans-Jürgen Wernicke

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Heribert Offermanns, Ludolf Plass, Martin Bertau
    Pages 1-22
  3. Willi Keim
    Pages 23-37
  4. Franz Xaver Effenberger
    Pages 39-50
  5. Hans-Jürgen Wernicke, Ludolf Plass, Friedrich Schmidt
    Pages 51-301
  6. Heribert Offermanns, Katja Schulz, Elisabeth Brandes, Thomas Schendler
    Pages 303-325
  7. Martin Bertau, Hans Jürgen Wernicke, Friedrich Schmidt, Ulrich-Dieter Standt, Frank Seyfried, Stefan Buchholz et al.
    Pages 327-601
  8. Matthias Blug, Jens Leker, Ludolf Plass, Armin Günther
    Pages 603-618
  9. Ludolf Plass, Martin Bertau, Matthias Linicus, Ringo Heyde, Eric Weingart
    Pages 619-655
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 657-677

About this book


This compendium offers a visionary yet unbiased view of modern methanol technology. Based on the groundbreaking 1986 publication Methanol by Friedrich Asinger, this book includes contributions by more than 40 experts from industry and academia. The authors and editors provide a comprehensive exposition of methanol chemistry and technology which is useful for a wide variety of scientists working in chemistry and energy related industries. In addition, this book is of interest to academic researchers, decision-makers and organisations concerned with the future of chemical and energy feedstocks.


Alternative Fuel Energy Friedrich Asinger Hydrogen Production Methanol Petrochemistry Raw materials

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Bertau
    • 1
  • Heribert Offermanns
    • 2
  • Ludolf Plass
    • 3
  • Friedrich Schmidt
    • 4
  • Hans-Jürgen Wernicke
    • 5
  1. 1.Institut für Technische Chemie TU Bergakademie FreibergFreibergGermany
  2. 2.HanauGermany
  3. 3.KronbergGermany
  4. 4.RosenheimGermany
  5. 5.WolfratshausenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-39708-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-39709-7
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