Biomass  Biofuels  Biochemicals Book

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals


  • Author : S. Saravanamurugan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-10-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 508
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444643087

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Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals Excerpt :

Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals: Recent Advances in Development of Platform Chemicals provides a detailed overview on the experimentally developed methods that facilitate platform chemicals derivation from biomass-based substrates with robust catalyst systems. In addition, the book highlights the green chemistry approach towards platform chemical production. Chapters discuss platform chemicals and global market volumes, the optimization of process schemes and reaction parameters with respect to achieving a high yield of targeted platform chemicals, such as sugars and furonic compounds by modifying the respective catalytic system, the influence of solvents on reaction selectivity and product distribution, and the long-term stability of employed catalysts. Overall, the objectives of the book are to provide the reader with an understanding of the societal importance of platform chemicals, an assessment of the techno-economic viability of biomass valorization processes, catalyst design for a specific reaction, and the design of a catalytic system. Covers recent developments on platform chemicals Provides comprehensive technological developments on specific platform chemicals Covers organic transformations, catalytic synthesis, thermal stability, reaction parameters and solvent effect Includes case studies on the production of a number of chemicals, such as Levulinic acid, glycerol, phenol derivatives, and more

Advanced Catalysis for Drop in Chemicals Book

Advanced Catalysis for Drop in Chemicals


  • Author : Putla Sudarsanam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-09-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128238417

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Advanced Catalysis for Drop in Chemicals Excerpt :

Biomass conversion into drop-in chemicals using novel heterogeneous bulk- and nano-scale catalysts is currently a hot research topic with the aim of replacing petrochemicals in the chemical industry. Considering the importance of this subject to the scientific community, Advanced Catalysis for Drop-in Chemicals provides the latest developments in the catalytic synthesis of drop-in chemicals mainly from lignocellulose, carbohydrates (cellulose, hemicellulose, C6 and C5 sugars, and their derivatives), lignin, and glycerol. The role of both heterogeneous bulk solid and nanostructured catalysts, along with their advantages and disadvantages for drop-in chemicals synthesis are critically summarized. Addressing the frontiers and prospects for using drop-in chemicals in place of petrochemicals in the chemical industry is also a key topic of this book. • Describes fossil fuels, biomass, drop-in chemicals, catalysis, and nano- and atomic-scale catalysts • Includes pre- and post-treatment strategies for biomass upgrading • Provides green catalytic processes for drop-in chemicals synthesis • Outlines stabilization of nano- and atomic-scale catalysts • Examines using drop-in chemicals in place of petrochemicals in the chemical industry

Sustainable Organic Synthesis Book

Sustainable Organic Synthesis


  • Author : Dr Stefano Protti
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2021-10-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 584
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839162039

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Sustainable Organic Synthesis Excerpt :

Recent years have seen huge growth in the area of sustainable chemistry. In order to meet the chemical needs of the global population whilst minimising impacts on health and the environment it is essential to keep reconsidering and improving synthetic processes. Sustainable Organic Synthesis is a comprehensive collection of contributions, provided by specialists in Green Chemistry, covering topics ranging from catalytic approaches to benign and alternative reaction media, and innovative and more efficient technologies.

Biomass Processes and Chemicals Book

Biomass Processes and Chemicals


  • Author : James G. Speight
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-03-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128232446

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Biomass Processes and Chemicals Excerpt :

Biomass Processes and Chemicals is written to assist the reader in understanding the options available for the production of chemicals from biomass. Petroleum-based and natural gas-based chemicals are well-established products that have served industry and consumers for more than one hundred years. However, time is running out and natural gas and petroleum are now being depleted. Thus, the need for alternative technologies to produce chemicals is necessary. Chemicals produced from sources are now coming into place for the establishment of a chemicals-from-biomass industry, hence this book covers these advancements. Introduces a variety of biomass feedstocks as sources of chemicals Includes accurate background science and technology for technological options Features a very thorough approach for topical matters Written in a highly structured way by a globally recognized authority in the field

Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants Book

Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants


  • Author : Maulin P. Shah
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000435306

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Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants Excerpt :

This book discusses new and innovative trends and techniques in the removal of toxic and or refractory pollutants through various environmental biotechnological processes from wastewater, both at the laboratory and industrial scale. It focuses primarily on environmentally-friendly technologies which respect the principles of sustainable development, including the advanced trends in remediation through an approach of environmental biotechnological processes from either industrial or sewage wastewater. Features: Examines the fate and occurrence of refractory pollutants in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and the potential approaches for their removal. Highlights advanced remediation procedures involving various microbiological and biochemical processes. Assesses and compares the potential application of numerous existing treatment techniques and introduces new, emerging technologies. Removal of Refractory Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment Plants is suitable for practicing engineers, researchers, water utility managers, and students who seek an excellent introduction and basic knowledge in the principles of environmental bioremediation technologies.

Biofuels and Biorefining Book

Biofuels and Biorefining


  • Author : Fernando Israel Gomez Castro
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-05-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323859127

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Biofuels and Biorefining Excerpt :

Biofuels and Biorefining: Volume One: Current Technologies for Biomass Conversion considers the conventional processes for biofuels and biomass-derived products in single and biorefinery schemes. Sections address the fundamentals of the transformation of biomass into fuels and products, including a discussion of current and future scenarios, potential raw materials that can be used, the main processing technologies and their commercial potential, and a description of the concept of biorefinery and the opportunities offered by this approach. Each chapter is supported by industry case studies covering the development of each product, fuel type, and biorefinery. This book provides an integrated approach to biofuels production and process intensification that will be useful to researchers involved in all aspects of bioenergy, particularly those interested in cost reduction, environmental impact and enhanced production. Includes all fundamental concepts related to the production of biofuels and value-added products from biomass Provides a comprehensive biorefinery scheme that addresses all biofuel types (liquid, solid and gaseous) and related bio-based products Presents state-of-the-art information on production processes Covers all required information for the modeling and economical assessment of biofuels production in single process or under a biorefinery scheme

Biomass  Biofuels  Biochemicals Book

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals


  • Author : Hu Li
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-01-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 762
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323860017

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Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals Excerpt :

Biochemicals and Materials Production from Sustainable Biomass Resources provides a detailed overview of the experimentally developed approaches and strategies that facilitate carbon-based materials and fine chemicals derivation from biomass feedstocks with robust catalyst systems and renewed conversion routes. In addition, the book highlights theoretical methods like techno-economic analysis of biobutanol synthesis. As academia and industry are now striving to substitute fossil-based chemicals with alternative renewable resources, second-generation lignocellulosic biomass which does not depend on the food cycle has become increasingly important. Lignocellulosic biomass is composed of three major polymeric components - lignin, cellulose and hemicellulose. The polymers can be degraded into monomeric counterparts through selective conversion routes like hydrolysis of cellulose to glucose and of hemicellulose to xylose. Includes the recent development of biomass-derived high-value chemicals and functional materials Describes theoretical and technical details of specific conversion routes and preparation methods Covers jointly organic transformations, catalytic synthesis, reaction mechanisms, thermal stability, reaction parameters and solvent effects

Platform Chemical Biorefinery Book

Platform Chemical Biorefinery


  • Author : Satinder Kaur Brar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-06-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128030042

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Platform Chemical Biorefinery Excerpt :

Platform Chemical Biorefinery: Future Green Chemistry provides information on three different aspects of platform chemical biorefinery. The book first presents a basic introduction to the industry beneficial for university students, then provides engineering details of existing or potential platform chemical biorefinery processes helpful to technical staff of biorefineries. Finally, the book presents a critical review of the entire platform chemical biorefinery process, including extensive global biorefinery practices and their potential environmental and market-related consequences. Platform chemicals are building blocks of different valuable chemicals. The book evaluates the possibility of renewable feedstock-based platform chemical production and the fundamental challenges associated with this objective. Thus, the book is a useful reference for both academic readers and industry technical workers. The book guides the research community working in the field of platform chemical biorefinery to develop new pathways and technologies in combination with their market value and desirability. Offers comprehensive coverage of platform chemicals biorefineries, recent advances and technology developments, potential issues for preventing commercialization, and solutions Discusses existing technologies for platform chemicals production, highlighting benefits as well their possible adverse effects on the environment and food security Includes a global market analysis of platform chemicals and outlines industry opportunities Serves as a useful reference for both academic readers and industry technical workers

Nano  and Biocatalysts for Biodiesel Production Book

Nano and Biocatalysts for Biodiesel Production


  • Author : Avinash P. Ingle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119730033

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Nano and Biocatalysts for Biodiesel Production Excerpt :

Reviews recent advances in catalytic biodiesel synthesis, highlighting various nanocatalysts and nano(bio)catalysts developed for effective biodiesel production Nano- and Biocatalysts for Biodiesel Production delivers an essential reference for academic and industrial researchers in biomass valorization and biofuel industries. The book covers both nanocatalysts and biocatalysts, bridging the gap between homogenous and heterogenous catalysis. Readers will learn about the techno-economical and environmental aspects of biodiesel production using different feedstocks and catalysts. They will also discover how nano(bio)catalysts can be used as effective alternatives to conventional catalysts in biodiesel production due to their unique properties, including reusability, high activation energy and rate of reaction, easy recovery, and recyclability. Readers will benefit from the inclusion of: Introductions to CaO nanocatalysts, zeolite nanocatalysts, titanium dioxide-based nanocatalysts and zinc-based in biodiesel production An exploration of carbon-based heterogeneous nanocatalysts for the production of biodiesel Practical discussions of bio-based nano catalysts for biodiesel production and the application of nanoporous materials as heterogeneous catalysts for biodiesel production An analysis of the techno-economical considerations of biodiesel production using different feedstocks Nano- and Biocatalysts for Biodiesel Production focuses on recent advances in the field and offers a complete and informative guide for academic researchers and industrial scientists working in the fields of biofuels and bioenergy, catalysis, biotechnology, bioengineering, nanotechnology, and materials science.

Sustainable Alternatives for Aviation Fuels Book

Sustainable Alternatives for Aviation Fuels


  • Author : Abu Yousuf
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-05-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323857161

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Sustainable Alternatives for Aviation Fuels Excerpt :

Sustainable Alternatives for Aviation Fuels presents a technical and economic guide on the development of sustainable aviation fuels from renewable sources. With a focus on commercial viability and cost reduction, the book explores every aspect of the alternative aviation fuels supply chain, including commercially feasible and environmentally sound feedstock, production routes, the roles of catalysts in processing, conceptual process design, process economics, engine performance, future market trends and case studies. Readers are provided with the tools to make decisions at every stage that are supported by in-depth techno-economic analyses, lifecycle assessments, and considerations for development prospects within the context of sustainability. This book offers an excellent overview for readers involved in bioenergy and aviation. It is an invaluable resource for researchers and industry practitioners seeking to produce commercially viable, alternative aviation fuels. Presents the current sustainable alternative fuels for aviation, including commercially viable and environmentally sound feedstock and production routes Provides practical guidance on topics such as the role of catalysts in processing, conceptual process design and engine performance analysis Explores process economics, market trends and LCA analysis, in addition to a techno-economic analysis of biojet fuel and its sustainability

Comprehensive Foodomics Book

Comprehensive Foodomics


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-11-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 2330
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128163962

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Comprehensive Foodomics Excerpt :

Comprehensive Foodomics offers a definitive collection of over 150 articles that provide researchers with innovative answers to crucial questions relating to food quality, safety and its vital and complex links to our health. Topics covered include transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, genomics, green foodomics, epigenetics and noncoding RNA, food safety, food bioactivity and health, food quality and traceability, data treatment and systems biology. Logically structured into 10 focused sections, each article is authored by world leading scientists who cover the whole breadth of Omics and related technologies, including the latest advances and applications. By bringing all this information together in an easily navigable reference, food scientists and nutritionists in both academia and industry will find it the perfect, modern day compendium for frequent reference. List of sections and Section Editors: Genomics - Olivia McAuliffe, Dept of Food Biosciences, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland Epigenetics & Noncoding RNA - Juan Cui, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE Transcriptomics - Robert Henry, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Proteomics - Jens Brockmeyer, Institute of Biochemistry and Technical Biochemistry, University Stuttgart, Germany Metabolomics - Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry, Neuherberg, Germany Omics data treatment, System Biology and Foodomics - Carlos Leon Canseco, Visiting Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Green Foodomics - Elena Ibanez, Foodomics Lab, CIAL, CSIC, Madrid, Spain Food safety and Foodomics - Djuro Josić, Professor Medicine (Research) Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA & Sandra Kraljević Pavelić, University of Rijeka, Department of Biotechnology, Rijeka, Croatia Food Quality, Traceability and Foodomics

Advanced Biofuel Technologies Book

Advanced Biofuel Technologies


  • Author : Deepak K. Tuli
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-12-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 594
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323884280

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Advanced Biofuel Technologies: Present Status, Challenges and Future Prospects deals with important issues such as feed stock availability, technology options, greenhouse gas reduction as seen by life cycle assessment studies, regulations and policies. This book provides readers complete information on the current state of developments in both thermochemical and biochemical processes for advanced biofuels production for the purpose of transportation, domestic and industrial applications. Chapters explore technological innovations in advanced biofuels produced from agricultural residues, algae, lipids and waste industrial gases to produce road transport fuels, biojet fuel and biogas. Covers technologies and processes of different types of biofuel production Outlines a selection of different types of renewable feedstocks for biofuel production Summarizes adequate and balanced coverage of thermochemical and biochemical methods of biomass conversion into biofuel Includes regulations, policies and lifecycle and techno-economic assessments

Recent Advances in Bioconversion of Lignocellulose to Biofuels and Value Added Chemicals within the Biorefinery Concept Book

Recent Advances in Bioconversion of Lignocellulose to Biofuels and Value Added Chemicals within the Biorefinery Concept


  • Author : Edivaldo Ximenes Ferreira Filho
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128182239

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Recent Advances in Bioconversion of Lignocellulose to Biofuels and Value Added Chemicals within the Biorefinery Concept Excerpt :

Recent Advances in Bioconversion of Lignocellulose to Biofuels and Value Added Chemicals within the Biorefinery Concept covers the latest developments on biorefineries, along with their potential use for the transformation of residues into a broad range of more valuable products. Within this context, the book discusses the enzymatic conversion process of lignocellulosic biomass to generate fuels and other products in a unified approach. It focuses on new approaches to increase enzymatic production by microorganisms, the action of microbial inhibitors, and strategies for their removal. Furthermore, it outlines the benefits of this integrated approach for generating value-added products and the benefits to social and economic aspects, circular bio economy, HUBs and perspectives. Covers the mechanisms of enzymatic conversion of biomass into value-added products Discusses bioproducts derived from lignocellulose and their applications Includes discussions on design, development and the technologies needed for the sustainable manufacture of materials and chemicals Offers a techno-economic evaluation of biorefineries for integrated sustainability assessments Discusses the socioeconomic and cultural-economic perspectives of the lignocellulosic biorefinery Presents a virtual biorefinery as an integrated approach to evaluate the lignocellulose production chain

Recent Advances in Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass Book

Recent Advances in Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass


  • Author : Ashok Pandey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-01-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444632906

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Recent Advances in Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass Excerpt :

This book provides general information and data on one of the most promising renewable energy sources: biomass for its thermochemical conversion. During the last few years, there has been increasing focus on developing the processes and technologies for the conversion of biomass to liquid and gaseous fuels and chemicals, in particular to develop low-cost technologies. This book provides date-based scientific information on the most advanced and innovative processing of biomass as well as the process development elements on thermochemical processing of biomass for the production of biofuels and bio-products on (biomass-based biorefinery). The conversion of biomass to biofuels and other value-added products on the principle biorefinery offers potential from technological perspectives as alternate energy. The book covers intensive R&D and technological developments done during the last few years in the area of renewable energy utilizing biomass as feedstock and will be highly beneficial for the researchers, scientists and engineers working in the area of biomass-biofuels- biorefinery. Provides the most advanced and innovative thermochemical conversion technology for biomass Provides information on large scales such as thermochemical biorefinery Useful for researchers intending to study scale up Serves as both a textbook for graduate students and a reference book for researchers Provides information on integration of process and technology on thermochemical conversion of biomass

Biomass  Biofuels  Biochemicals Book

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals


  • Author : Thallada Bhaskar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-01-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128202968

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Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals Excerpt :

Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals: Lignin Biorefinery discusses the scientific and technical information relating to the structure and physico-chemical characteristics of lignin. The book covers the different processes (biological, thermal and catalytic routes) available for lignin conversion into specialty chemicals or fuels, activity relationships, and how optimized process parameters help establish the feasible size of the commercial plant in a centralized or decentralized model. In addition, the advantages and limitations of different technologies are discussed, considering local energy, chemicals, biopolymers, drug intermediates, activated carbons, and much more. Includes information on the most advanced and innovative processes for lignin conversion Covers information on biochemical and thermo-chemical processes for lignin valorization Provides information on lignin chemistry and its conversion into high value chemicals and fuels Presents a book designed as a text book, not merely a collection of research articles