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Biofuel technologies : recent developments

Author: Vijai Kumar Gupta; Maria G Tuohy
Publisher: Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, [2013] ©2013
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This book provides recent updates on biofuels and bioenergy. Topics include biomethane production, feedstock production, biomass pre-treatment, enzyme hydrolysis, genetic manipulation in microbial  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vijai Kumar Gupta; Maria G Tuohy
ISBN: 9783642345180 3642345182
OCLC Number: 816168094
Description: xvii, 534 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Sustainability and Technical Challenges 1 Fermentable Sugars from Ligno-cellulosic Biomass: Technical Challenges Ravichandra Potumarthi, Rama Raju Baadhe and Sankar Bhattacharya 2 Sustainability Assessment of Palm Biodiesel Production in Thailand Thapat Silalertruksa and Shabbir H. Gheewala Part II: Pretreatment Technologies 3 Progress in Physical and Chemical Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass Keikhosor Karimi, Marzieh Shafiei and Rajeev Kumar 4 Acid Pretreatment Technologies and SEM Analysis of Treated Grass Biomass in Biofuel Processing Anthonia O'Donovan, Vijai K. Gupta, Jessica M. Coyne and Maria G. Tuohy Part III: Conversion Technologies 5 The Role of Fungal Enzymes in Global Biofuel Production Technologies Jessica M. Coyne, Vijai K. Gupta, Anthonia O' Donovon and Maria G. Tuohy 6 Progress on Enzymatic Saccharification Technologies for Biofuels Production Pablo Alvira, Mercedes Ballesteros and Maria Jose Negro 7 Microbial Glycoside Hydrolases for Biomass Utilization in Biofuels Applications Gashaw Mamo, Reza Faryar and Eva Nordberg Karlsson 8 Developing Cellulolytic Organisms for Consolidated Bioprocessing of Lignocellulosics Willem H. van Zyl, Riaan den Haan and Daniel C. la Grange Part IV: Biofuel Resources 9 Potential Bio-resources as Future Sources of Biofuels Production: An Overview L. Veeranjaneya Reddy 10 Second Generation Bio-ethanol and Renewable Chemicals from Lignocellulosics Sudip Kumar Rakshit Part V: Biofuels, Co-products and Associated Technologies 11 Fermentative Bio-hydrogen Production using Microbial Consortia Radhika Singh 12 Bio-hydrogen As Biofuel: Future Prospects and Avenues for Improvements Jahangir Imam, Puneet Kumar Singh and Pratyoosh Shukla 13 Biohydrogen Production From Microalgae Dheeraj Rathore and Anoop Singh 14 Microbial Fuel Cells for Sustainable Bioenergy Generation: Principles and Perspective Applications S. Venkata Mohan, S. Srikanth, G. Velvizhi and M. Lenin Babu 15 Biomethanation Potential of Biological and Other Wastes J.C. Costa, D.Z. Sousa, M.A. Pereira, A.J.M. Stams and M.M. Alves 16 Production of Bioethanol from Biomass: An Overview Oscar J. Sanchez and Sandra Montoya 17 Biobutanol Production from Biomass Johanna Niemisto, Paula Saavalainen, Ritva Isomaki, Tanja Kolli, Mika Huuhtanen, and Riitta L. Keiski 18 Life-cycle Environmental Impacts of Biofuels and Co-products Matthew Borkowski, Gregory Zaimes and Vikas Khanna 19 The Principle and Applications of Bioelectrochemical Systems Zhiyong (Jason) Ren
Responsibility: Vijai Kumar Gupta, Maria G. Tuohy, editors.
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