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Biorefineries: For Biomass Upgrading Facilities

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Climate change, environmental impact and declining natural resources are driving scientific research and novel technical solutions. Green Energy and Technology serves as a publishing platform for scientific and technological approaches to "green" - i.e., environmentally friendly and sustainable - technologies. While the main focus lies on energy and power supply, the series also covers green solutions in industrial engineering and engineering design. Green Energy and Technology is a monograph series addressing researchers, advanced students and technical consultants, as well as decision makers in industry and politics. The level presentation ranges from instructional to highly technical.Industrial biorefineries have been identified as the most promising routes to the creation of a bio-based economy. Partial biorefineries already exist in some energy crop, forest-based, and lignocellulosic product facilities. Biorefineries: For Biomass Upgrading Facilities examines the variety of different technologies which integrated bio-based industries use to produce chemicals; biofuels; food and feed ingredients; biomaterials; and power from biomass raw materials. These systems can be improved through better utilization of agricultural residues and solid wastes, and through the optimization of total value-added products.Conversion technologies are also covered, since biomass can be converted into useful biofuels and biochemicals via biomass upgrading and biorefinery technologies. Upgrading processes discussed in this book include fractionation, liquefaction, pyrolysis, hydrolysis, fermentation, and gasification.Biorefineries: For Biomass Upgrading Facilities will prove a practical resource for chemical engineers, and fuel and environmental engineers. It will also be invaluable in academic fields, providing useful information for both researchers and students.

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ISBN:
9781848827219
Subtitle:
For Biomass Upgrading Facilities
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Demirbas, Ayhan
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20091101
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
240

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