eBook Biohydrogen, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444595481
  • ISBN-13: 9780444595485
  • DDC: 662.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 588 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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This book provides in-depth information on basic and applied aspects of biohydrogen production. It begins with an introduction to the topic, and follows with the basic scientific aspects of biohydrogen production, such as the enzyme involved in biohydrogen production, the microorganisms and metabolic engineering information. It then provides state-of-art information on various aspects of biohydrogen production methods such as from solid wastes, from industrial effluents, thermo-chemical route for biohydrogen production, etc. It also includes information on engineering aspects such as the design of bioreactors for biohydrogen production and scale-up issues. Finally, it touches on the issues of hydrogen economy and commercialization. The book introduces you to all aspects of biohydrogen research, helping you understand the various issues involved and plan your own research based on recent findings and commercial needs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Biohydrogen Production: An Introduction.
2: Fundamentals of Biohydrogen.
3: Metabolic Engineering of Microorganisms for Biohydrogen Production.
4: Insurmountable Hurdles for Fermentative H2 Production?.
5: Hydrogenase.
6: Biohydrogen Production from Organic Wastes by Dark Fermentation.
7: Photofermentative Biohydrogen Production.
8: Biohydrogen Production from Algae.
9: Biohydrogen from Renewable Resources.
10: Biohydrogen Production from Wastewater.
11: Fermentative Biohydrogen Production from Solid Wastes.
12: Thermochemical Route for Biohydrogen Production.
13: Bioreactor and Bioprocess Design for Biohydrogen Production.
14: Scale-up and Commercial Applications of Biohydrogen Production Processes.