Advances in Biorefineries: Biomass and Waste Supply Chain by Keith W. Waldron

By Keith W. Waldron

Biorefineries are an important expertise in changing biomass into biofuels or different helpful fabrics. Advances in Biorefineries provides a complete evaluation of biorefining processing thoughts and applied sciences, and the biofuels and different fabrics produced.

Part one specializes in tools of optimizing the biorefining method and assessing its environmental and fiscal effect. It additionally appears to be like at present and constructing applied sciences for generating value-added fabrics. half is going directly to discover those fabrics with a spotlight on biofuels and different value-added items. It considers the homes, obstacles, and useful functions of those items and the way they are often used to satisfy the expanding call for for renewable and sustainable fuels instead to fossil fuels.

Advances in Biorefineries is a crucial reference for biorefinery/process engineers, commercial biochemists/chemists, biomass/waste scientists and researchers and lecturers within the field.

  • A accomplished and systematic reference at the complex biomass restoration and conversion techniques utilized in biorefineries
  • Reviews advancements in biorefining processes
  • Discusses the wide variety of value-added items from biorefineries, from biofuel to biolubricants and bioadhesives

Show description

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

Best waste management books

Hazardous Laboratory Chemicals: A Disposal Guide

A perennial bestseller, damaging Laboratory chemical compounds Disposal advisor, 3rd version contains person entries for over three hundred compounds. The wide record of references has been up to date and contains entries for 15 insecticides everyday in greenhouses. Emphasis is put on disposal equipment that flip unsafe waste materials into non-toxic items.

Nuclear Waste Cleanup Technologies and Opportunities

One of many greatest, most complex and costly environmental difficulties within the usa is the cleanup of nuclear wastes. the U.S. division of power (DOE) has nearly 4,000 infected websites protecting tens of millions of acres and replete with infected detrimental or radioactive waste, soil, or constructions.

Radioactive Waste Management and Contaminated Site Clean-Up: Processes, Technologies and International Experience (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)

Radioactive waste administration and infected website clean-up reports radioactive waste administration procedures, applied sciences, and foreign reports. half one explores the basics of radioactive waste together with resources, characterisation, and processing suggestions. overseas protection criteria, threat overview of radioactive wastes and remediation of infected websites and irradiated nuclear gas administration also are reviewed.

Management, Operation, and Maintenance of Irrigation and Drainage Systems (Asce Manual and Reports on Engineering Practice)

"Management, Operation and upkeep of Irrigation and Drainage structures (Manual No. 57)" is a revision of the 1980 booklet "Operation and upkeep of Irrigation and Drainage Systems". This guide offers major new recommendations and changes of strategies which have been applied during the irrigation and drainage undefined, really in components of administration and upkeep techniques, environmental merits and safeguard practices.

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

Example text

Biofuels securing the planet’s future energy needs. Energy Conversion and Management 20, 2239e2249. , 2007. Producing and using bioethanol as an automotive fuel. Energy Sources Part B 2, 391e402. , 2015. Recovery of whey proteins and lactose from dairy waste: a step towards green waste management. Process Safety and Environmental Protection. , 2000. Biocatalytic membrane reactors: applications and perspectives. Trends in Biotechnology 18, 339e349. , Basile, A. ), 2014. Membranes for Clean and Renewable Power Applications.

In addition, the enzyme activity witnessed in this case was approximately three times higher than that of native free lipase, which justified the use of an asymmetric membrane as an enzyme carrier. , 2002). Organic waste was bioconverted to high-purity hydrogen and the resulting H2/CO2 mixtures of microbial origin were separated using active membrane contactors with liquid carriers. However, these BMRs have their own share of drawbacks. For instance, certain reactor configurations are often prone to concentrationepolarization; the subsequent fouling of the membranes used there severely affects the performance of the reactor.

Moreover, these reactors manifest the advantages of environmentally benign membrane technology as well as enzyme biocatalysts, which demonstrate reasonable efficiency and high selectivity. Besides, the enzyme biocatalysts involved in these BMRs exhibit higher reaction rates under relatively moderate reaction conditions and are usually more stereospecific than their chemical counterparts (Giorno and Drioli, 2000). , 2014). In this regard, the use of BMRs in the production and Advance membrane separation processes for biorefineries 17 recovery of fuels is noteworthy (Curcio, 2011).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 16 votes