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Advances in Biorefineries: Biomass and Waste Supply Chain Exploitation (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)


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This book provides a comprehensive and systematic reference on the advanced biomass recovery and conversion processes used in biorefineries. Chapters in the first half review developments in biorefining processes and different types of biorefinery platform while the second half discusses the wide range of added value products from biorefineries, from biofuel to biolubricants and bioadhesives.

About the Author

Professor Keith Waldron is Senior Scientist at the Institute of Food Research, UK where he is head of the “Sustainability of the Food Chain Exploitation Platform”.  His current research interests include the development of biofuels and platform chemicals from agri-food chain waste biomass.  He is also the Editor of "Handbook of waste management and co-product recovery in food processing, Volumes 1 and 2" (Woodhead, 2007 and 2009) and "Bioalcohol production: Biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass" (Woodhead, 2010).

Table of Contents

Part 1 Development and optimisation of biorefining processes: Green chemistry and biorefineries: an overview; Techno-economic assessment (TEA) of biorefineries; Biorefinery plant design; Separation technologies; Catalytic processes; Enzymatic processes; Biomass pretreatment

Part 2 Types of biorefinery: Bioethanol fuel-focussed biorefineries; Cereal based biorefineries; Grass/forage-based biorefineries; Glycerol-based biorefineries

Part 3 Biofuels and other added value products from biorefineries: Liquid biofuels in internal combustion engines; Biodiesel; Biomethane and bio-hydrogen production; Biochar; Biolubricants; Bio-based nutraceuticals from biorefining; Carbohydrate conversion and use; Lignin conversion and use; Lipid and wax conversion and use; Protein conversion and use; Bioadhesives; Bio-based animal feed; Biomass for composites and building materials

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Waldron, Keith
Woodhead Publishing
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Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy
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9 x 6 in

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Engineering » Engineering » Power Resources » Alternative and Renewable
Science and Mathematics » Chemistry » Biochemistry
Science and Mathematics » Energy » General

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