Shang-Tian Yang,Hesham El-Ensashy,Nuttha Thongchul's Bioprocessing Technologies in Biorefinery for Sustainable PDF

By Shang-Tian Yang,Hesham El-Ensashy,Nuttha Thongchul

ISBN-10: 0470541954

ISBN-13: 9780470541951

Sets the degree for large-scale creation of biofuels and bio-based chemicals

In reaction to diminishing provides in addition to the environmental dangers posed through fossil fuels and petrochemicals, curiosity and insist for eco-friendly, sustainable biofuels and bio-based chemical substances are hovering. Biomass could be the answer. it really is an considerable carbon-neutral renewable feedstock that may be used for the construction of fuels and chemical substances. at present, biorefineries use corn, soybeans, and sugarcane for bioethanol and biodiesel construction; even if, there are numerous demanding situations dealing with biorefineries, fighting biomass from attaining its complete potential.

This publication offers a accomplished assessment of bioprocessing applied sciences that use lignocellulosic biomass for the creation of biofuels, biochemicals, and biopolymers. It starts with an summary of built-in biorefineries. subsequent, it covers:

  • Biomass feedstocks, together with sugar, starch, oil, and effort vegetation in addition to microalgae
  • Pretreatment applied sciences for lignocellulosic biomass
  • Hydrolytic enzymes utilized in biorefineries for the hydrolysis of starch and lignocelluloses
  • Bioconversion applied sciences for present and destiny biofuels akin to ethanol, biodiesel, butanol, hydrogen, and biogas
  • Specialty chemical compounds, development block chemical compounds, and biopolymers produced through fermentation
  • Phytochemicals and sensible meals components extracted from plant materials

All the chapters were written and edited through major specialists in bioprocessing and biorefining applied sciences. Contributions are according to an intensive overview of the literature in addition to the authors' firsthand adventure constructing and dealing with bioprocessing technologies.

By atmosphere forth the present kingdom of the know-how and pointing to promising new instructions in study, Bioprocessing applied sciences in Biorefinery for Sustainable creation of Fuels, chemical substances, and Polymers will let readers to maneuver in the direction of large-scale, sustainable, and cost-effective creation of biofuels and bio-based chemicals.

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