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Advances in Biorefineries

Biomass and Waste Supply Chain Exploitation

Book2014

Edited by:

Keith Waldron

Advances in Biorefineries

Biomass and Waste Supply Chain Exploitation

Book2014

 

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Edited by:

Keith Waldron

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Biorefineries are an essential technology in converting biomass into biofuels or other useful materials. Advances in Biorefineries provides a comprehensive overview of biorefining ... read full description

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    Pages 875-902

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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 optimizing 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 considers the properties, limitations, and practical applications of these products and how they can be used to meet the increasing demand for renewable and sustainable fuels as an alternative to fossil fuels.

Advances in Biorefineries is a vital reference for biorefinery/process engineers, industrial biochemists/chemists, biomass/waste scientists and researchers and academics in the field.

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 optimizing 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 considers the properties, limitations, and practical applications of these products and how they can be used to meet the increasing demand for renewable and sustainable fuels as an alternative to fossil fuels.

Advances in Biorefineries is a vital reference for biorefinery/process engineers, industrial biochemists/chemists, biomass/waste scientists and researchers and academics in the field.

Key Features

  • A comprehensive and systematic reference on the advanced biomass recovery and conversion processes used in biorefineries
  • Reviews developments in biorefining processes
  • Discusses the wide range of value-added products from biorefineries, from biofuel to biolubricants and bioadhesives
  • A comprehensive and systematic reference on the advanced biomass recovery and conversion processes used in biorefineries
  • Reviews developments in biorefining processes
  • Discusses the wide range of value-added products from biorefineries, from biofuel to biolubricants and bioadhesives

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ISBN

978-0-85709-521-3

Language

English

Published

2014

Copyright

Copyright © 2014 Woodhead Publishing Limited. All Rights Reserved.

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Woodhead Publishing

Editors

Keith Waldron