Hydrogen Biomass and Bioenergy

Hydrogen  Biomass and Bioenergy
Author: Bruno G. Pollet,Jacob Joseph Lamb
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 186
Release: 2020-06-26
ISBN 10: 0081026463
ISBN 13: 9780081026465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydrogen Biomass and Bioenergy Book Review:

Hydrogen and Bioenergy: Integration Pathways for Renewable Energy Applications focuses on the nexus between hydrogen and carbon compounds as energy carriers, with a particular focus on renewable energy solutions. This book explores opportunities for integrating hydrogen in the bioenergy value chain, such as adding hydrogen to upgrade biofuels and lower CO2 emissions during production. The book also takes the inverse path to examine hydrogen production by chemical and biological routes from various bioresources, including solid waste, wastewater, agricultural products and algae. This broad coverage of technologies and applications presents a unique resource for researchers and practitioners developing integrated hydrogen and bioenergy technologies. This book will also be useful for graduate students and new researchers, presenting an introductory resource in the areas of hydrogen and bioenergy. Energy planners and engineers will also benefit from this content when designing and deploying hydrogen infrastructure for power, heating and transportation. Provides a comprehensive picture of hydrogen generation from biomass, as well as other sources of hydrogen for power, heating, transportation and storage applications Explores the ways hydrogen can be utilized in combination with bio-derived hydrocarbon chains to produce a variety of substitutes for fossil fuel-based petrochemicals Fills the gap between theoretical knowledge and technology viability Analyzes how these technologies fit into an overall energy strategy targeted at expanding the renewable energy sector

Hydrogen Biomass and Bioenergy

Hydrogen  Biomass and Bioenergy
Author: Bruno G. Pollet,Jacob Joseph Lamb
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 182
Release: 2020-07-10
ISBN 10: 0081026293
ISBN 13: 9780081026298
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydrogen Biomass and Bioenergy Book Review:

Hydrogen and Bioenergy: Integration Pathways for Renewable Energy Applications focuses on the nexus between hydrogen and carbon compounds as energy carriers, with a particular focus on renewable energy solutions. This book explores opportunities for integrating hydrogen in the bioenergy value chain, such as adding hydrogen to upgrade biofuels and lower CO2 emissions during production. The book also takes the inverse path to examine hydrogen production by chemical and biological routes from various bioresources, including solid waste, wastewater, agricultural products and algae. This broad coverage of technologies and applications presents a unique resource for researchers and practitioners developing integrated hydrogen and bioenergy technologies. This book will also be useful for graduate students and new researchers, presenting an introductory resource in the areas of hydrogen and bioenergy. Energy planners and engineers will also benefit from this content when designing and deploying hydrogen infrastructure for power, heating and transportation. Provides a comprehensive picture of hydrogen generation from biomass, as well as other sources of hydrogen for power, heating, transportation and storage applications Explores the ways hydrogen can be utilized in combination with bio-derived hydrocarbon chains to produce a variety of substitutes for fossil fuel-based petrochemicals Fills the gap between theoretical knowledge and technology viability Analyzes how these technologies fit into an overall energy strategy targeted at expanding the renewable energy sector

Biomass and Bioenergy

Biomass and Bioenergy
Author: Khalid Rehman Hakeem,Mohammad Jawaid,Umer Rashid
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 367
Release: 2014-08-25
ISBN 10: 3319076418
ISBN 13: 9783319076416
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass and Bioenergy Book Review:

Biomass obtained from agricultural residues or forest can be used to produce different materials and bioenergy required in a modern society. As compared to other resources available, biomass is one of the most common and widespread resources in the world. Thus, biomass has the potential to provide a renewable energy source, both locally and across large areas of the world. It is estimated that the total investment in the biomass sector between 2008 and 2021 will reach the large sum of $104 billion. Presently bioenergy is the most important renewable energy option and will remain so the near and medium-term future. Previously several countries try to explore the utilization of biomass in bioenergy and composite sector. Biomass has the potential to become the world’s largest and most sustainable energy source and will be very much in demand. Bioenergy is based on resources that can be utilized on a sustainable basis all around the world and can thus serve as an effective option for the provision of energy services. In addition, the benefits accrued go beyond energy provision, creating unique opportunities for regional development. The present book will provide an up-to-date account of non-wood, forest residues, agricultural biomass (natural fibers), and energy crops together with processing, properties and its applications to ensure biomass utilization and reuse. All aspects of biomass and bioenergy and their properties and applications will be critically re-examined. The book consists of three sections, presenting Non wood and forest products from forestry, arboriculture activities or from wood processing, agricultural biomass (natural fibers) from agricultural harvesting or processing and finally energy crops: high yield crops and grasses grown especially for energy production.

Microbial BioEnergy Hydrogen Production

Microbial BioEnergy  Hydrogen Production
Author: Davide Zannoni,Roberto De Philippis
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2014-07-08
ISBN 10: 9401785546
ISBN 13: 9789401785549
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial BioEnergy Hydrogen Production Book Review:

The central theme of this book “Microbial BioEnergy: Hydrogen Production” is focused on the biological machinery that microorganisms use to produce hydrogen gas. The book summarizes the achievements over the past decade in the biochemistry, structural and molecular biology, genomics and applied aspects of microbial H2-production, including microbial fuel cells (MFC), by phototrophs such as purple sulfur and non-sulfur bacteria (Thiocapsa spp., Rhodobacter and Rhodopseudomonas spp.) microalgae (Chlamydomonas) and cyanobacteria (Anabaena spp.) along with anaerobes and thermophiles such as Caldicellulosiruptor and Thermotoga. This is the first book of this series entirely devoted to microbial bio-hydrogen production and is intended to be a precious source of information for PhD students, researchers and undergraduates from disciplines such as microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, photochemistry and chemical engineering, interested in basic and applied sciences.

Production of Hydrogen from Renewable Resources

Production of Hydrogen from Renewable Resources
Author: Zhen Fang,Richard L. Smith, Jr.,Xinhua Qi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2015-11-06
ISBN 10: 9401773300
ISBN 13: 9789401773300
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Production of Hydrogen from Renewable Resources Book Review:

This book provides state-of-the-art reviews, current research and prospects of producing hydrogen using bio, thermal and electrochemical methods and covers hydrogen separation, storage and applications. Hydrogen produced from biomass offers a clean and renewable energy source and a promising energy carrier that will supplement or replace fossil fuels in the future. The book is intended as a reference work for researchers, academics and industrialists working in the chemical and biological sciences, engineering, renewable resources and sustainability. Readers will find a wealth of information in the text that is both useful for the practical development of hydrogen systems and essential for assessing hydrogen production by bioelectrochemical, electrochemical, fermentation, gasification, pyrolysis and solar means, applied to many forms of biomass. Dr. Zhen Fang is Professor in Bioenergy, Leader and founder of biomass group, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden and is also adjunct Professor of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China. Dr. Richard L Smith, Jr. is Professor of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Research Center of Supercritical Fluid Technology, Tohoku University, Japan. Dr. Xinhua Qi is Professor of Environmental Science, Nankai University, China.

Biomass for Bioenergy

Biomass for Bioenergy
Author: Abd El-Fatah Abomohra
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2019-12-18
ISBN 10: 1789239877
ISBN 13: 9781789239874
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass for Bioenergy Book Review:

Lignocellulosic wastes has been widely discussed as a promising natural chemical source and alternative feedstock for second-generation biofuels. However, there are still many technical and economic challenges facing its utilization. Lignin is one of the components of lignocellulosic biomass, and is the most rigid constituent and can be considered as a glue providing the cell wall with stiffness and the plant tissue with compressive strength. In addition, it provides resistance to chemical and physical damage. Resistance of lignocelluloses to hydrolysis is mainly from the protection of cellulose by lignin and cellulose binding to hemicellulose. The present book provides basic knowledge and recent research on different applications of biomass, focusing on the bioenergy and different pretreatment methods that overcome the aforementioned hurdles.

Bioenergy Systems for the Future

Bioenergy Systems for the Future
Author: Francesco Dalena,Angelo Basile,Claudio Rossi
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 628
Release: 2017-06-19
ISBN 10: 0081010265
ISBN 13: 9780081010266
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioenergy Systems for the Future Book Review:

Bioenergy Systems for the Future: Prospects for Biofuels and Biohydrogen examines the current advances in biomass conversion technologies for biofuels and biohydrogen production, including their advantages and challenges for real-world application and industrial-scale implementation. In its first part, the book explores the use of lignocellulosic biomass and agricultural wastes as feedstock, also addressing biomass conversion into biofuels, such as bioethanol, biodiesel, bio-methane, and bio-gasoline. The chapters in Part II cover several different pathways for hydrogen production, from biomass, including bioethanol and bio-methane reforming and syngas conversion. They also include a comparison between the most recent conversion technologies and conventional approaches for hydrogen production. Part III presents the status of advanced bioenergy technologies, such as applications of nanotechnology and the use of bio-alcohol in low-temperature fuel cells. The role of advanced bioenergy in a future bioeconomy and the integration of these technologies into existing systems are also discussed, providing a comprehensive, application-oriented overview that is ideal for engineering professionals, researchers, and graduate students involved in bioenergy. Explores the most recent technologies for advanced liquid and gaseous biofuels production, along with their advantages and challenges Presents real-life application of conversion technologies and their integration in existing systems Includes the most promising pathways for sustainable hydrogen production for energy applications

Bioenergy Research

Bioenergy Research
Author: Neha Srivastava,Manish Srivastava
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021-05-04
ISBN 10: 1119772109
ISBN 13: 9781119772101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioenergy Research Book Review:

BIOENERGY RESEARCH Evaluates challenges and sustainable solutions associated with various biofuel technologies Bioenergy Research offers an authoritative guide to recent developments in green bioenergy technologies that are currently available including: bioethanol, biobutanol, biomethanol, bio-oil, biohydrogen, biogas and biomethane. The authors provide in-depth analysis and discuss the commercial viability of the various technological advances in bioenergy. Comprehensive in scope, the book explores the environmental, practical and economic implications associated with a variety of bioenergy options. The book also considers the rollback of fossil fuels, the cost and their replacement as well as practical solutions for these issues. This important resource: Presents up-to-date research and industrial developments for various bioenergy options Offers comparative evaluation of bioenergy technologies for commercial feasibility Reviews current challenges and sustainable solutions for a variety of biofuel technologies Contains a review of existing strategies for bioenergy production Bioenergy Research is a valuable guide for academic researchers and industrial scientists working in the fields of biofuels and bioenergy, environmental science and technology, microbial technology, bioprocess engineering, and waste valorization.

Coulson Richardson s Chemical Engineering

Coulson   Richardson s Chemical Engineering
Author: John Metcalfe Coulson,John Francis Richardson,John Hadlett Harker,J. R. Backhurst
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1272
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015055821188
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Coulson Richardson s Chemical Engineering Book Review:

Chemical Engineering Volume 2 covers the properties of particulate systems, including the character of individual particles and their behaviour in fluids. Sedimentation of particles, both singly and at high concentrations, flow in packed and fluidised beads and filtration are then examined. The latter part of the book deals with separation processes, such as distillation and gas absorption, which illustrate applications of the fundamental principles of mass transfer introduced in Chemical Engineering Volume 1. In conclusion, several techniques of growing importance - adsorption, ion exchange, chromatographic and membrane separations, and process intensification - are described. * A logical progression of chemical engineering concepts, volume 2 builds on fundamental principles contained in Chemical Engineering volume 1 and these volumes are fully cross-referenced * Reflects the growth in complexity and stature of chemical engineering over the last few years * Supported with further reading at the end of each chapter and graded problems at the end of the book

Micro Optics and Energy

Micro Optics and Energy
Author: Jacob J. Lamb,Bruno G. Pollet
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 207
Release: 2020-06-11
ISBN 10: 3030436764
ISBN 13: 9783030436766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Micro Optics and Energy Book Review:

This book provides a brief research source for optical fiber sensors for energy production and storage systems, discussing fundamental aspects as well as cutting-edge trends in sensing. This volume provides industry professionals, researchers and students with the most updated review on technologies and current trends, thus helping them identify technology gaps, develop new materials and novel designs that lead to commercially viable energy storage systems.

Biomass and Bioenergy

Biomass and Bioenergy
Author: Khalid Rehman Hakeem,Mohammad Jawaid,Umer Rashid
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2014-08-22
ISBN 10: 3319075780
ISBN 13: 9783319075785
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass and Bioenergy Book Review:

Biomass obtained from agricultural residues or forest can be used to produce different materials and bioenergy required in a modern society. As compared to other resources available, biomass is one of the most common and widespread resources in the world. Thus, biomass has the potential to provide a renewable energy source, both locally and across large areas of the world. It is estimated that the total investment in the biomass sector between 2008 and 2021 will reach the large sum of $104 billion. Presently bioenergy is the most important renewable energy option and will remain so the near and medium-term future. Previously several countries try to explore the utilization of biomass in bioenergy and composite sector. Biomass has the potential to become the world’s largest and most sustainable energy source and will be very much in demand. Bioenergy is based on resources that can be utilized on a sustainable basis all around the world and can thus serve as an effective option for the provision of energy services. In addition, the benefits accrued go beyond energy provision, creating unique opportunities for regional development. The present book will provide an up-to-date account of non-wood, forest residues, agricultural biomass (natural fibers), and energy crops together with processing, properties, and its applications to ensure biomass utilization and reuse. All aspects of biomass and bioenergy and their properties and applications will be critically re-examined. The book consists of three sections, presenting Non wood and forest products from forestry, arboriculture activities or from wood processing, agricultural biomass (natural fibers) from agricultural harvesting or processing and finally energy crops: high yield crops and grasses grown especially for energy production.​

Second and Third Generation of Feedstocks

Second and Third Generation of Feedstocks
Author: Angelo Basile,Francesco Dalena
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 654
Release: 2019-03-23
ISBN 10: 0081026560
ISBN 13: 9780081026564
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Second and Third Generation of Feedstocks Book Review:

Second and Third Generation of Feedstocks: The Evolution of Biofuels presents a critical analysis of both the applications and potential of bioenergy production from second and third generation feedstocks. The book illustrates different aspects of the processes used for the production of biofuels, dealing specifically with second and third generation feedstocks from biomass and algae. The pretreatment of feedstocks and optimization of various forms of bioenergy are considered, along with the economic aspects of the various processes. In the last few years, industrial research efforts have focused on low cost, large-scale processing for lignocellulosic feedstocks originating from agricultural residues and municipal wastes for bioenergy production. This book shares an insight into the recent developments taking place in this industry, exploring transformation processes as well as biomass and algae conversions. Reviews existing lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks and their sources Includes processes for the conversion of various feedstocks to biofuels Discusses current research findings on second and third generation feedstocks Describes processes involved in the transformation of algal biomass into biofuels

Bioenergy Research Biomass Waste to Energy

Bioenergy Research  Biomass Waste to Energy
Author: Manish Srivastava,Neha Srivastava,Rajeev Singh
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2021-08-01
ISBN 10: 9811618623
ISBN 13: 9789811618628
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioenergy Research Biomass Waste to Energy Book Review:

This volume is fourth part of the five-part set on bioenergy research. This volume covers biomass to bioenergy production concept. The book is focused on the possible and versatile biomass options available for the generation of bioenergy. Additionally, the book also explores different types of biomass for bioenergy generation at a commercial level. Further, the book elaborates on different kind of cellulose and sugar rich waste which can also be utilized for bioenergy production. It covers other relevant issues such as recent technological advancement in biomass to bioenergy conversion, waste management in the context of biomass to biofuels production technologies, green methods of energy production, alternates of fossil fuels in the near future. It also explores biomass waste valorization, utilizing microbial processes in bioenergy production. This is a useful reading material for students, researchers, industry and policy experts. Other four volumes of this set explore basic concepts, latest progress, commercial opportunities and integrated solution for bioenergy concerns.

Hydrogen Production Technologies

Hydrogen Production Technologies
Author: Mehmet Sankir,Nurdan Demirci Sankir
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2017-03-20
ISBN 10: 1119283655
ISBN 13: 9781119283652
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydrogen Production Technologies Book Review:

The book is organized in three parts. Part I shows how the catalytic and electrochemical principles involve hydrogen production technologies. Part II is devoted to biohydrogen production and introduces gasification and fast pyrolysis biomass, dark fermentation, microbial electrolysis and power production from algae. The last part of the book is concerned with the photo hydrogen generation technologies. Recent developments in the area of semiconductor-based nanomaterials, specifically semiconductor oxides, nitrides and metal-free semiconductors based nanomaterials for photocatalytic hydrogen production are extensively discussed in this part.

Biomass Conversion

Biomass Conversion
Author: Chinnappan Baskar,Shikha Baskar,Ranjit S. Dhillon
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2012-05-08
ISBN 10: 3642284183
ISBN 13: 9783642284182
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass Conversion Book Review:

The consumption of petroleum has surged during the 20th century, at least partially because of the rise of the automobile industry. Today, fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas provide more than three quarters of the world's energy. Unfortunately, the growing demand for fossil fuel resources comes at a time of diminishing reserves of these nonrenewable resources. The worldwide reserves of oil are sufficient to supply energy and chemicals for only about another 40 years, causing widening concerns about rising oil prices. The use of biomass to produce energy is only one form of renewable energy that can be utilized to reduce the impact of energy production and use on the global environment. Biomass can be converted into three main products such as energy, biofuels and fine chemicals using a number of different processes. Today, it is a great challenge for researchers to find new environmentally benign methodology for biomass conversion, which are industrially profitable as well. This book focuses on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, bioenergy and fine chemicals with the interface of biotechnology, microbiology, chemistry and materials science. An international scientific authorship summarizes the state-of-the-art of the current research and gives an outlook on future developments.

Efficiency of Biomass Energy

Efficiency of Biomass Energy
Author: Krzysztof J. Ptasinski
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2016-06-07
ISBN 10: 1118702107
ISBN 13: 9781118702109
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Efficiency of Biomass Energy Book Review:

Details energy and exergy efficiencies of all major aspects of bioenergy systems Covers all major bioenergy processes starting from photosynthesis and cultivation of biomass feedstocks and ending with final bioenergy products, like power, biofuels, and chemicals Each chapter includes historical developments, chemistry, major technologies, applications as well as energy, environmental and economic aspects in order to serve as an introduction to biomass and bioenergy A separate chapter introduces a beginner in easy accessible way to exergy analysis and the similarities and differences between energy and exergy efficiencies are underlined Includes case studies and illustrative examples of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation biofuels production, power and heat generation (thermal plants, fuel cells, boilers), and biorefineries Traditional fossil fuels-based technologies are also described in order to compare with the corresponding bioenergy systems

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
Author: Ashok Pandey,Duu-Jong Lee,Yusuf Chisti,Carlos R. Soccol
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2013-08-08
ISBN 10: 0444595821
ISBN 13: 9780444595829
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofuels from Algae Book Review:

This book provides in-depth information on basic and applied aspects of biofuels production from algae. It begins with an introduction to the topic, and follows with the basic scientific aspects of algal cultivation and its use for biofuels production, such as photo bioreactor engineering for microalgae production, open culture systems for biomass production and the economics of biomass production. It provides state-of-the-art information on synthetic biology approaches for algae suitable for biofuels production, followed by algal biomass harvesting, algal oils as fuels, biohydrogen production from algae, formation/production of co-products, and more. The book also covers topics such as metabolic engineering and molecular biology for algae for fuel production, life cycle assessment and scale-up and commercialization. It is highly useful and helps you to plan new research and design new economically viable processes for the production of clean fuels from algae. Covers in a comprehensive but concise way most of the algae biomass conversion technologies currently available Lists all the products produced from algae, i.e. biohydrogen, fuel oils, etc., their properties and potential uses Includes the economics of the various processes and the necessary steps for scaling them up

Biomass to Biofuels

Biomass to Biofuels
Author: Alain A. Vertes,Nasib Qureshi,Hideaki Yukawa,Hans P. Blaschek
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2011-08-24
ISBN 10: 1119965497
ISBN 13: 9781119965497
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass to Biofuels Book Review:

Focusing on the key challenges that still impede the realization of the billion-ton renewable fuels vision, this book integrates technological development and business development rationales to highlight the key technological.developments that are necessary to industrialize biofuels on a global scale. Technological issues addressed in this work include fermentation and downstream processing technologies, as compared to current industrial practice and process economics. Business issues that provide the lens through which the technological review is performed span the entire biofuel value chain, from financial mechanisms to fund biotechnology start-ups in the biofuel arena up to large green field manufacturing projects, to raw material farming, collection and transport to the bioconversion plant, manufacturing, product recovery, storage, and transport to the point of sale. Emphasis has been placed throughout the book on providing a global view that takes into account the intrinsic characteristics of various biofuels markets from Brazil, the EU, the US, or Japan, to emerging economies as agricultural development and biofuel development appear undissociably linked.

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals

Biomass  Biofuels  Biochemicals
Author: Ashok Pandey,S.Venkata Mohan,Jo-Shu Chang,Patrick C. Hallenbeck,Christian Larroche
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2019-01-12
ISBN 10: 0444642048
ISBN 13: 9780444642042
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals Book Review:

Biomass, Biofuels and Biochemical: Biohydrogen, Second Edition, provides general information, basic data and knowledge on one of the most promising renewable energy sources, including its production and applications. The book describes a green technology for abating environmental crisis and enabling the transformation into a sustainable future. Researchers, students and science enthusiasts alike will appreciate this holistic view of biohydrogen production, which details the functional mechanisms employed, operational configurations, influencing factors and integration strategies. With 50% more content, this new edition outlines the scaling of processes and features material from experienced international researchers working at the interface of biotechnology and engineering. Hydrogen is an energy carrier and is available in chemically combined forms in water, fossil fuels and biomass. About 95 % of current hydrogen requirements are produced through fossil fuel sources. Being a clean energy source, its future widespread use as a fuel is likely to be in the transportation and distributed power generation sectors. Depicts a holistic view of biohydrogen in a unified approach making it a single point of reference Includes new technologies and perspectives giving up-to-date state-of-the-art information on research and commercialization Provides strategic integrations of acidogenesis with various bioprocesses essential in establishing a circular biorefinery Includes new research findings since the 1st edition appeared, with 50% more content Integrates various subjects including biotechnology, bioengineering, molecular biology, environmental science, etc. Reviews the various topics from a global perspective and an international list of contributors

Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production

Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production
Author: Shahid Shaukat
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2011-07-27
ISBN 10: 9533074914
ISBN 13: 9789533074917
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production Book Review:

Alternative energy sources have become a hot topic in recent years. The supply of fossil fuel, which provides about 95 percent of total energy demand today, will eventually run out in a few decades. By contrast, biomass and biofuel have the potential to become one of the major global primary energy source along with other alternate energy sources in the years to come. A wide variety of biomass conversion options with different performance characteristics exists. The goal of this book is to provide the readers with current state of art about biomass and bioenergy production and some other environmental technologies such as Wastewater treatment, Biosorption and Bio-economics. Organized around providing recent methodology, current state of modelling and techniques of parameter estimation in gasification process are presented at length. As such, this volume can be used by undergraduate and graduate students as a reference book and by the researchers and environmental engineers for reviewing the current state of knowledge on biomass and bioenergy production, biosorption and wastewater treatment.