Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel
Author: Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio,Araceli Guadalupe Romero-Izquierdo,Fernando Israel Gómez Castro,Salvador Hernández
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2021-02-15
ISBN 10: 0128197196
ISBN 13: 9780128197196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel Book Review:

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel: Present Technologies and Future Trends presents the available production processes for renewable aviation fuel, including the application of intensification and energy integration strategies. Despite biofuels have gained a lot of interest in the last years, renewable aviation fuel is one of the less studied. In the last ten years, there has been an incredible growth in the number of patents and articles related with its production processes. Several transformation pathways have been proposed, and new ones have been outlined. The book contains the main information about the production processes of renewable aviation fuel, considering international standards, available technologies, and recent scientific contributions. It also outlines the motivation for the development of renewable aviation fuel, and its main processing pathways from the different renewable raw materials. In addition, the application of intensification and energy integration strategies is presented, along with the identified future trends in this area Includes the motivation for the development of renewable aviation fuel and applicable standards Describes the processing pathways from biomass to produce renewable aviation fuel Presents the application of intensification and energy integration strategies for the production of renewable aviation fuel The future trends in the production processes of renewable aviation fuel are discussed

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel
Author: Claudia Gutierrez-Antonio,Araceli Guadalupe Romero-Izquierdo,Fernando Israel Gomez Castro,Salvador Hernández
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2021-01-22
ISBN 10: 0128231718
ISBN 13: 9780128231715
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel Book Review:

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel: Present Technologies and Future Trends presents the available production processes for renewable aviation fuel, including the application of intensification and energy integration strategies. Despite biofuels have gained a lot of interest in the last years, renewable aviation fuel is one of the less studied. In the last ten years, there has been an incredible growth in the number of patents and articles related with its production processes. Several transformation pathways have been proposed, and new ones have been outlined. The book contains the main information about the production processes of renewable aviation fuel, considering international standards, available technologies, and recent scientific contributions. It also outlines the motivation for the development of renewable aviation fuel, and its main processing pathways from the different renewable raw materials. In addition, the application of intensification and energy integration strategies is presented, along with the identified future trends in this area Includes the motivation for the development of renewable aviation fuel and applicable standards Describes the processing pathways from biomass to produce renewable aviation fuel Presents the application of intensification and energy integration strategies for the production of renewable aviation fuel The future trends in the production processes of renewable aviation fuel are discussed

23 European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering

23 European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering
Author: Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio,Fernando Israel Gómez-Castro,Juan Gabriel Segovia-Hernández,Abel Briones-Ramírez
Publsiher: Elsevier Inc. Chapters
Total Pages: 1088
Release: 2013-06-10
ISBN 10: 0128085010
ISBN 13: 9780128085011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

23 European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering Book Review:

Aviation sector contributes with 2% of the total CO2 emissions due to human activities. Moreover, predictions estimate that air traffic will duplicate in the next 20 years, with the corresponding increasing in CO2 emissions. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has established four strategies to reduce CO2 emissions; one strategy is the development of aviation fuel from renewable feedstocks, known as biojet fuel. In 2009 UOP Honeywell received a patent for its process to produce aviation fuel from renewable feedstocks. The process considers the transformation of vegetable oil through hydrogenating, deoxygenating, isomerizing and selective hydrocracking to generate propane and hydrocarbons fuels. The resulting aviation fuel is very similar to the fossil one, with the only difference that the first one does not contain aromatic compounds. Due to this, the ASTM standard established the use of biojet fuel in mixtures with fossil jet fuel with up to 50% of the bio-fuel. Also, it is important to remark that in this moment the process of UOP Honeywell is the only one certified for the production of aviation fuel from renewable feedstocks. In this work we propose a model for the production of biojet fuel, obtaining an estimation of the conversion of the reactions of the process of UOP Honeywell. Also, the optimization of the purification stage is performed using a multiobjective genetic algorithm with constraints, which is coupled to Aspen Plus process simulator, in order to generate results considering the complete models of the process. Results show a high conversion of the vegetable oil (castor oil) to biofuels (biojet fuel and green diesel); also, energy can be generated in the process as result of the conditioning of the stream that is fed to the distillation train.

Process Systems Engineering for Biofuels Development

Process Systems Engineering for Biofuels Development
Author: Gade Pandu Rangaiah,Adrian Bonilla-Petriciolet
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-08-06
ISBN 10: 1119580331
ISBN 13: 9781119580331
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Process Systems Engineering for Biofuels Development Book Review:

A comprehensive overview of current developments and applications in biofuels production Process Systems Engineering for Biofuels Development brings together the latest and most cutting-edge research on the production of biofuels. As the first book specifically devoted to process systems engineering for the production of biofuels, Process Systems Engineering for Biofuels Development covers theoretical, computational and experimental issues in biofuels process engineering. Written for researchers and postgraduate students working on biomass conversion and sustainable process design, as well as industrial practitioners and engineers involved in process design, modeling and optimization, this book is an indispensable guide to the newest developments in areas including: Enzyme-catalyzed biodiesel production Process analysis of biodiesel production (including kinetic modeling, simulation and optimization) The use of ultrasonification in biodiesel production Thermochemical processes for biomass transformation to biofuels Production of alternative biofuels In addition to the comprehensive overview of the subject of biofuels found in the Introduction of the book, the authors of various chapters have provided extensive discussions of the production and separation of biofuels via novel applications and techniques.

Biokerosene

Biokerosene
Author: Martin Kaltschmitt,Ulf Neuling
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 758
Release: 2017-08-09
ISBN 10: 3662530651
ISBN 13: 9783662530658
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biokerosene Book Review:

This book provides a detailed overview of aspects related to the overall provision chain for biokerosene as part of the global civil aviation business. Starting with a review of the current market situation for aviation fuels and airplanes and their demands, it then presents in-depth descriptions of classical and especially new types of non-edible biomass feedstock suitable for biokerosene provision. Subsequent chapters discuss those fuel provision processes that are already available and those still under development based on various biomass feedstock materials, and present e.g. an overview of the current state of the art in the production of a liquid biomass-based fuel fulfilling the specifications for kerosene. Further, given the growing interest of the aviation industry and airlines in biofuels for aviation, the experiences of an air-carrier are presented. In closing, the book provides a market outlook for biokerosene. Addressing a broad range of aspects related to the pros and cons of biokerosene as a renewable fuel for aviation, the book offers a unique resource.

Commercial Aircraft Propulsion and Energy Systems Research

Commercial Aircraft Propulsion and Energy Systems Research
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board,Committee on Propulsion and Energy Systems to Reduce Commercial Aviation Carbon Emissions
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 122
Release: 2016-08-09
ISBN 10: 0309440998
ISBN 13: 9780309440998
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Commercial Aircraft Propulsion and Energy Systems Research Book Review:

The primary human activities that release carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere are the combustion of fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, and oil) to generate electricity, the provision of energy for transportation, and as a consequence of some industrial processes. Although aviation CO2 emissions only make up approximately 2.0 to 2.5 percent of total global annual CO2 emissions, research to reduce CO2 emissions is urgent because (1) such reductions may be legislated even as commercial air travel grows, (2) because it takes new technology a long time to propagate into and through the aviation fleet, and (3) because of the ongoing impact of global CO2 emissions. Commercial Aircraft Propulsion and Energy Systems Research develops a national research agenda for reducing CO2 emissions from commercial aviation. This report focuses on propulsion and energy technologies for reducing carbon emissions from large, commercial aircraftâ€" single-aisle and twin-aisle aircraft that carry 100 or more passengersâ€"because such aircraft account for more than 90 percent of global emissions from commercial aircraft. Moreover, while smaller aircraft also emit CO2, they make only a minor contribution to global emissions, and many technologies that reduce CO2 emissions for large aircraft also apply to smaller aircraft. As commercial aviation continues to grow in terms of revenue-passenger miles and cargo ton miles, CO2 emissions are expected to increase. To reduce the contribution of aviation to climate change, it is essential to improve the effectiveness of ongoing efforts to reduce emissions and initiate research into new approaches.

Biojet Fuel in Aviation Applications

Biojet Fuel in Aviation Applications
Author: Cheng Tung Chong,Jo-Han Ng
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 358
Release: 2021-06-27
ISBN 10: 012823072X
ISBN 13: 9780128230725
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biojet Fuel in Aviation Applications Book Review:

Biojet fuels have the potential to make an important contribution towards decarbonising the aviation sector. Biojet Fuel in Aviation Applications: Production, Usage and Impact of Biofuels covers all aspects of this sustainable aviation fuel including aviation biofuel public policies, production technologies, physico-chemical properties, combustion performances, techno-economics of sustainable fuel production, sustainability and energywater-food (EWF) nexus. This must-have book also charts the current state of the industry by discussing the relevant industry players who are currently producing alternative aviation fuels and flight tests, while also providing a glimpse of the future of the industry. This comprehensive book is written for undergraduate students, postgraduate students, researchers, engineers and policy makers wanting to build up knowledge in the specific area of biojet fuel or the broader fields of sustainable energy and aeronautics. Reviews major aviation and biojet fuel policies, legislations, initiatives and roadmaps around the world Features existing and emerging biojet fuel production pathways from various feedstocks Highlights the key properties of biojet fuels that ensures inter-operability with conventional jet aviation fuel Discusses the economic aspects of the biojet fuel industry and the barriers preventing its commercialisation Examines the sustainability of biojet fuel from a life cycle assessment, energy balance and EWF nexus point of views

Aviation and the Emerging Use of Biofuels

Aviation and the Emerging Use of Biofuels
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (2007). Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 101
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015090407118
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Aviation and Climate Change

Aviation and Climate Change
Author: Frank Fichert,Peter Forsyth,Hans-Martin Niemeier
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2020-05-19
ISBN 10: 1317165128
ISBN 13: 9781317165125
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aviation and Climate Change Book Review:

This book analyses the political, economic and managerial challenges for policy makers and the air transport industry as they face climate change. Based on an overview of the scientific background and technological options for emissions reduction, Aviation and Climate Change provides an in-depth assessment of environmental regulation and management. It provides an up-to-the-minute analysis of the effects of aviation on climate change, and an economic analysis of policies to reduce or eliminate greenhouse gas emissions. The main emphasis of the book is on the economic mechanisms used to lessen emissions – carbon taxes, emissions trading schemes and offset schemes. It pays particular attention to the ways these policies work, and to the interaction between them – for instance, the interaction between taxes and emissions trading schemes. One feature of the book is that it analyses the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) which has been developed by ICAO for international aviation, and which is due to commence operation shortly. The advantages and disadvantages of this controversial scheme are discussed. This book will be of interest to researchers in diverse areas (economics, political science, engineering, natural sciences), to air transport policy makers, and to managers in the aviation industry.

Biofuels for Aviation

Biofuels for Aviation
Author: International Renewable Energy Agency
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017-02
ISBN 10: 9789295111011
ISBN 13: 929511101X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofuels for Aviation Book Review:

The aviation sector is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world, at 2% of the human-induced total. The sector's transition to sustainable, renewable fuels, therefore, is crucial to meet the international climate targets set forth in the 2015 Paris Agreement. This brief examines how the expansion of biofuels for jet aircraft can reduce emissions substantially compared to fossil-based jet fuel.

30th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering

30th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
Author: Sauro Pierucci,Flavio Manenti,Giulia Luisa Bozzano,Davide Manca
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 2112
Release: 2020-10-23
ISBN 10: 0128233788
ISBN 13: 9780128233788
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

30th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering Book Review:

30th European Symposium on Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Volume 47 contains the papers presented at the 30th European Symposium of Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) event held in Milan, Italy, May 24-27, 2020. It is a valuable resource for chemical engineers, chemical process engineers, researchers in industry and academia, students, and consultants for chemical industries. Presents findings and discussions from the 30th European Symposium of Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) event Offers a valuable resource for chemical engineers, chemical process engineers, researchers in industry and academia, students, and consultants for chemical industries

Handbook of Algal Biofuels

Handbook of Algal Biofuels
Author: Mostafa El-Sheekh,Abd El-Fatah Abomohra
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 702
Release: 2021-12-10
ISBN 10: 0128241810
ISBN 13: 9780128241813
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Algal Biofuels Book Review:

Handbook of Algal Biofuels: Aspects of Cultivation, Conversion and Biorefinery comprehensively covers the cultivation, harvesting, conversion and utilization of algae for biofuels. Section cover algal diversity and composition, micro- and macroalgal diversity, classification and composition, their cultivation, biotechnological applications, and their current use in industry in biofuels and value-added products. Other sections address algal biofuel production, presenting detailed guidelines and protocols for the production of biodiesel, biogas, bioethanol, biobutanol and biohydrogen, along with thermochemical conversation techniques and integrated approaches for enhanced biofuel production. This book offers an all-in-one resource for researchers, graduate students and industry professionals working in the area of biofuels and phycology. It will be of interest to engineers working in Renewable Energy, Bioenergy and alternative fuels, Biotechnology, and Chemical Engineering. Provides complete coverage of the biofuel production process, from cultivation to biorefinery Includes a detailed discussion of process intensification, lifecycle analysis and biofuel byproducts Describes key aspects of algal diversity and composition, including their cultivation, harvesting and advantages over conventional biomass

Biofuels for Aviation

Biofuels for Aviation
Author: Christopher Chuck
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2016-06-02
ISBN 10: 0128032154
ISBN 13: 9780128032152
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofuels for Aviation Book Review:

Biofuels for Aviation: Feedstocks, Technology and Implementation presents the issues surrounding the research and use of biofuels for aviation, such as policy, markets, certification and performance requirements, life cycle assessment, and the economic and technical barriers to their full implementation. Readers involved in bioenergy and aviation sectors—research, planning, or policy making activities—will benefit from this thorough overview. The aviation industry’s commitment to reducing GHG emissions along with increasing oil prices have sparked the need for renewable and affordable energy sources tailored to this sector’s very specific needs. As jet engines cannot be readily electrified, turning to biofuels is the most viable option. However, aviation is a type of transportation for which traditional biofuels, such as bioethanol and biodiesel, do not fulfill key fuel requirements. Therefore, different solutions to this situation are being researched and tested around the globe, which makes navigating this scenario particularly challenging. This book guides readers through this intricate subject, bringing them up to speed with its current status and future prospects both from the academic and the industry point of view. Science and technology chapters delve into the technical aspects of the currently tested and the most promising technology in development, as well as their respective feedstocks and the use of additives as a way of adapting them to meet certain specifications. Conversion processes such as hydrotreatment, synthetic biology, pyrolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction and Fisher-Tropsch are explored and their results are assessed for current and future viability. Presents the current status of biofuels for the aviation sector, including technologies that are currently in use and the most promising future technologies, their production processes and viability Explains the requirements for certification and performance of aviation fuels and how that can be achieved by biofuels Explores the economic and policy issues, as well as life cycle assessment, a comparative techno-economic analysis of promising technologies and a roadmap to the future Explores conversion processes such as hydrotreatment, synthetic biology, pyrolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction and Fisher-Tropsch

Process Development of Renewable Aviation Fuel and Green Diesel Production

Process Development of Renewable Aviation Fuel and Green Diesel Production
Author: 沙梅
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 44
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:1021105576
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Advanced Biofuel Technologies

Advanced Biofuel Technologies
Author: Deepak K. Tuli,Sangita Kasture,Arindam Kuila
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 594
Release: 2021-12-17
ISBN 10: 0323884288
ISBN 13: 9780323884280
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Biofuel Technologies Book Review:

Advanced Biofuel Technologies: Present Status, Challenges and Future Prospects deals with important issues such as feed stock availability, technology options, greenhouse gas reduction as seen by life cycle assessment studies, regulations and policies. This book provides readers complete information on the current state of developments in both thermochemical and biochemical processes for advanced biofuels production for the purpose of transportation, domestic and industrial applications. Chapters explore technological innovations in advanced biofuels produced from agricultural residues, algae, lipids and waste industrial gases to produce road transport fuels, biojet fuel and biogas. Covers technologies and processes of different types of biofuel production Outlines a selection of different types of renewable feedstocks for biofuel production Summarizes adequate and balanced coverage of thermochemical and biochemical methods of biomass conversion into biofuel Includes regulations, policies and lifecycle and techno-economic assessments

Biorefineries A Step Towards Renewable and Clean Energy

Biorefineries  A Step Towards Renewable and Clean Energy
Author: Pradeep Verma
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 620
Release: 2021-01-04
ISBN 10: 9811595933
ISBN 13: 9789811595936
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biorefineries A Step Towards Renewable and Clean Energy Book Review:

This book provides a comprehensive account of past, present and future of the biomass based biorefineries. It is an all-inclusive and insightful compilation of recent advancements in the technology and methods used for conversion of biomass to bioenergy and other useful biochemicals. The book also focuses on the limitations of existing technologies and provides the future prospects, as well as discusses socio-economic impact of biomass based biorefineries. This book assists researchers in the area of lignocellulosic biorefineries and can be used by the students, scientist and academician as an advanced reference textbook.

Alcohol Fuels

Alcohol Fuels
Author: Yongseung Yun
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2020-03-11
ISBN 10: 1789850436
ISBN 13: 9781789850437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alcohol Fuels Book Review:

Alcohol fuels must remain as an essential component for the realization of a sustainable low-carbon society. Use of locally available, under-utilized feedstock becomes important for local energy security as well as an option for distributed energy infrastructure. Utilizing the available feedstock that has not been properly regarded as a legitimate resource due to economic and social reasons should be the focal point in the search for possible resources for alcohol fuels. Lignocellulosic biomass and algal species are feedstocks that suit the purpose. This book can provide a brief introduction regarding the recent advances in the alcohol fuel field that is in constant challenge from recent issues on CO2, shale oil, power-to-gas, and hydrogen.

Sustainable Biofuels

Sustainable Biofuels
Author: Ramesh C. Ray
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 502
Release: 2021-04-08
ISBN 10: 0128223928
ISBN 13: 9780128223925
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Biofuels Book Review:

Sustainable Biofuels: Opportunities and challenges, a volume in the “Applied Biotechnology Reviews series, explores the state-of-the-art in research and applied technology for the conversion of all types of biofuels. Its chapters span a broad spectrum of knowledge, from fundamentals and technical aspects to optimization, combinations, economics, and environmental aspects. They cover various facets of research, production, and commercialization of bioethanol, biodiesel, biomethane, biohydrogen, biobutanol, and biojet fuel. This book discusses biochemical, thermochemical, and hydrothermal conversion of unconventional feedstocks, including the role of biotechnology applications to achieve efficiency and competitiveness. Through case studies, techno-economic analysis and sustainability assessment, including life cycle assessment, it goes beyond technical aspects to provides actual resources for better decision-making during the development of commercially viable technology by researchers, PhD students, and practitioners in the field of bioenergy. It is also a useful resource for those in adjacent areas, such as biotechnology, industrial microbiology, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, and sustainability science, who are working on solutions for the bioeconomy. The ability to compare different technologies and their outcome that this book provides is also beneficial for energy analysts, consultants, planners, and policy-makers. The “Applied Biotechnology Reviews series highlights current development and research in biotechnology-related fields, combining in single-volume works the theoretical aspects and real-world applications for better decision-making. Covers current technologies and advancements in biochemical, thermochemical, and hydrothermal conversion methods for production of various types of biofuels from conventional and nonconventional feedstock Examines biotechnology processes, including genetic engineering of microorganisms and substrates, applied to biofuel production Bridges the gap between technology development and prospects of commercialization of bioprocesses, including policy and economics of biofuel production, biofuel value chains, and how to accomplish cost-competitive results and sustainable development

Biofuels and Biorefining

Biofuels and Biorefining
Author: Fernando Israel Gómez Castro,Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2022-05-01
ISBN 10: 0323859127
ISBN 13: 9780323859127
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofuels and Biorefining Book Review:

Biofuels and Biorefining: Volume One: Current Technologies for Biomass Conversion considers the conventional processes for biofuels and biomass-derived products in single and biorefinery schemes. Sections address the fundamentals of the transformation of biomass into fuels and products, including a discussion of current and future scenarios, potential raw materials that can be used, the main processing technologies and their commercial potential, and a description of the concept of biorefinery and the opportunities offered by this approach. Each chapter is supported by industry case studies covering the development of each product, fuel type, and biorefinery. This book provides an integrated approach to biofuels production and process intensification that will be useful to researchers involved in all aspects of bioenergy, particularly those interested in cost reduction, environmental impact and enhanced production. Includes all fundamental concepts related to the production of biofuels and value-added products from biomass Provides a comprehensive biorefinery scheme that addresses all biofuel types (liquid, solid and gaseous) and related bio-based products Presents state-of-the-art information on production processes Covers all required information for the modeling and economical assessment of biofuels production in single process or under a biorefinery scheme

Hydroprocessing Catalysts And Processes The Challenges For Biofuels Production

Hydroprocessing Catalysts And Processes  The Challenges For Biofuels Production
Author: Seddon Duncan,Zhang Bo
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2018-04-05
ISBN 10: 1786344858
ISBN 13: 9781786344854
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydroprocessing Catalysts And Processes The Challenges For Biofuels Production Book Review:

The demand for hydroprocessing catalysts has shown an increasing trend, because of their applications in refining of petroleum and biofuels, in order to comply with strict environmental regulations controlling emissions from transportation vehicles. Transport fuel is dominated by fossil fuels with carbon emission intensive production methods. If we are to move away from these sources, the alternative is to produce liquid fuels from agricultural stocks -- crops, crop waste, forestry waste or algae. Converting these feedstocks into high quality fuels is a considerable challenge. By describing the current status in processing agricultural feedstock into high quality liquid transport fuels, the authors set out the means to develop better chemistry and catalysis for the necessary conversion processes. This book offers an intriguing insight into the mechanisms and protocols involved in new hydroprocessing catalysts and processes, and covers the methods for upgrading these liquids to modern transport vehicles suitable for operation in modern gasoline and diesel engines. It provides an introduction to the mechanism of hydroprocessing reactions, application of different metals in hydroprocessing, the effect of catalyst supports, applications in refining new feedstock, renewable fuels standards, the management of spent hydroprocessing catalysts, and hydrogen production. Hydroprocessing Catalysts and Processes will prove useful for both researchers in academe and industry concerned with future fuels development and treatment to produce current and future liquid transport fuels. Contents: PrefaceHydroprocessing and the ChemistryStabilization of Bio-Oil to Enable Its Hydrotreating to Produce Bio-FuelsHydroprocessing Catalysts: Inexpensive Ni Based Non-Sulfided CatalystsCatalytic Upgrading of Pinewood Pyrolysis Bio-Oil Over Carbon-Encapsulated Bimetallic Co-Mo Carbides and Sulfides CatalystsHydroprocessing Catalysts for Algal BiofuelsEffects of Catalyst Support on HydroprocessingCommercial Hydroprocessing Processes for Bio-FeedstockRenewable Fuels and Fuel Regulations and StandardsSpent Hydroprocessing Catalysts ManagementHydrogen Production Readership: Graduate students in catalysis, refinery feedstock operations and planners, fuel technologists. Keywords: Hydrodesulfurization;Hydrodenitrogenation;Hydrodeoxygenation;Hydrogenation;Hydrocracking;Hydrodemetallization;Hydroprocessing Catalyst Model;Bio-Oil Stabilization;Ni Based Catalysts;Cobalt-Molybdenum Carbide Catalysts;Algal Biofuels;Support Effect;Commercial Hydroprocessing Processes for Bio-feedstock;Neste MY;BP;Ecofining;ENI;Honeywell-UOP;Bio-Synfining;Vegan;HydroFlex;Renewable Fuels Standards;Spent Hydroprocessing Catalyst;Hydrogen ProductionReview: Key Features: Most recent books related to hydroprocessing catalysts were published over 8 years agoNew challenges in biorefining and petroleum refining have required development of entirely new catalyst formulations and improvements of currently used catalystsIt is anticipated that the consumption of hydroprocessing catalysts will show a significant increase in the near future