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Chemistry - Biotechnology | Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts

Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts

Lee, James W. (Ed.)

2013, XIII, 1122 p. 278 illus., 140 illus. in color. In 2 volumes, not available separately.

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  • Comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in biofuel technology
  • 40 chapters written by almost 100 contributing researchers
  • Topics arranged in 8 sections

Designed as a text not only for students and researchers, but anyone interested in green technology, Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts offers the reader a vast overview of the state-of-the-art in renewable energies.  The typical chapter sets out to explain the fundamentals of a new technology as well as providing its context in the greater field. With contributions from nearly 100 leading researchers across the globe, the text serves as an important and timely look into this rapidly expanding field.

The 40 chapters that comprise Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts are handily organized into the following 8 sections:

·         Introduction and Brazil's biofuel success

·         Smokeless biomass pyrolysis for advanced biofuels production and global biochar carbon sequestration

·         Cellulosic Biofuels

·         Photobiological production of advanced biofuels with synthetic biology

·         Lipids-based biodiesels

·         Life-cycle energy and economics analysis

·         High-value algal products and biomethane

·         Electrofuels

Content Level » Graduate

Related subjects » Biotechnology - Energy Technology - Renewable and Green Energy

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