eBook Materials For Biofuels, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814513288
  • ISBN-13: 9789814513289
  • DDC: 333.95
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 356 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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This invaluable book provides a broad and detailed introduction to the fascinating and hot research subject of transformation of biomass-related materials to biofuels. Biofuel production can be categorized into a variety of novel conversion and refinery development technologies. However, biomass recalcitrance is the biggest challenge blocking the way in biofuel conversion. This book provides an enlightening view of the frontiers in leading pretreatments, downstream enzymatic hydrolysis, fermentation technology, corrosion issues in biofuel and merging biofuels technology into a pulp mill to pave the way for future large-scale biofuel production

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Is Biomass.
2: Biomass Recalcitrance and the Contributing Cell Wall Factors.
3: Reduction of Biomass Recalcitrance via Water/Acid Pretreatments.
4: Reduction of Biomass Recalcitrance via Organosolv Pretreatments.
5: Reduction of Biomass Recalcitrance via Ionic Liquid Pretreatments.
6: Enzymatic Deconstruction of Lignocellulose to Fermentable Sugars.
7: Fermentation to Bioethanol/Biobutanol.
8: Pyrolysis of Biomass to Bio-Oils.
9: Upgrade of Bio-Oil to Bio-Fuel and Bio-Chemical.
10: Corrosion Issues in Biofuels.
11: Incorporation of Biofuels Technology into a Pulp Mill.
12: Integrated Possibilities of Producing Biofuels in Chemical Pulping.