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Advances in biorefineries : biomass and waste supply chain exploitation / edited by Keith Waldron.

Author/Creator:
Waldron, Keith, author.
Edition:
1st edition
Publication:
Cambridge, England ; Waltham, Maryland : Wooedhead Publishing, 2014.
Series:
Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy
Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (864 p.)
Subjects:
Biomass -- Refining.
Biomass energy.
Biomass conversion.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
Biorefineries are an essential technology in converting biomass into biofuels or other useful materials. Advances in Biorefineries provides a comprehensive overview of biorefining processing techniques and technologies and the biofuels and other materials produced. Part one focuses on methods of optimising the biorefining process and assessing its environmental and economic impact. It also looks at current and developing technologies for producing value-added materials. Part two goes on to explore these materials with a focus on biofuels and other value added products. It con
Contents:
Cover; Advances in Biorefineries: Biomass and Waste Supply Chain Exploitation; Copyright; Contents; Contributor contact details; Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy; Foreword; Preface; Part I Development and optimisation of biorefining processes; 1 Green chemistry, biorefineries and second generation strategies for re-use of waste: an overview; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Introduction to biorefineries; 1.3 New renewable feedstocks; 1.4 Conclusion and future trends; 1.5 Sources of further information and advice; 1.6 References
2 Techno-economic assessment (TEA) of advanced biochemical and thermochemical biorefineries2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Biorefinery economic assessment; 2.3 Trade of biomass and subsidies; 2.4 Market establishment: national/regional facilities; 2.5 Conclusion and future trends; 2.6 References; 3 Environmental and sustainability assessment of biorefineries; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Methodological foundations of environmental and sustainability assessment of technologies; 3.3 Life cycle assessment (LCA) for biorefineries
3.4 Sustainability issues: synopsis of results from assessment of economic and social aspects3.5 Conclusion and future trends; 3.6 References; 4 Biorefinery plant design, engineering and process optimisation; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Microalgae biomass for biorefinery systems; 4.3 Planning, design and development of biorefinery systems; 4.4 Case study: a second generation lignocellulosic biorefinery (Inbicon ® Biorefinery); 4.5 Upgrading biorefinery operations; 4.6 Optimising biorefinery processes using process analysis; 4.7 Conclusion and future trends; 4.8 References
5 Current and emerging separations technologies in biorefining5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Separations technologies; 5.3 Removal of impurities from lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysate liquor for production of cellulosic sugars; 5.4 Glycerin desalting as a value added co-product from biodiesel production; 5.5 Succinic acid production; 5.6 Solvent extraction: the example of recovery of value added proteins from distiller 's grains and solubles (DGS); 5.7 Biofuels recovery by solvent extraction in an ionic liquid assisted membrane contactor
5.8 Emerging trends in separations technology for advanced biofuels5.9 Performance indices; 5.10 Conclusion; 5.11 Acknowledgements; 5.12 References; 6 Catalytic processes and catalyst development in biorefining; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Catalysts for depolymerization of biomass; 6.3 Catalysts for biomass products upgrading; 6.4 Conclusion and future trends; 6.5 References; 7 Enzymatic processes and enzyme development in biorefining; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Biochemical conversion; 7.3 Development of enzyme technology and techniques; 7.4 Optimizing enzymes
7.5 Benchmarking enzymes and enzymatic conversion processes
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-85709-738-5
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