Biofuels and Biorefineries

Production of Biofuels and Chemicals with Ionic Liquids

Editors: Fang, Zhen, Smith, Jr., Richard L., Qi, Xinhua (Eds.)

  • Focuses on biomass utilization with ionic liquids
  • Involves many aspects of the ionic liquids techniques
  • Covers auxiliary methods such as catalysis, microwave and enzymatic techniques used in the transformations
  • Contributed by leading experts in the area ​
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The application of ionic liquids to biomass for producing biofuels and chemicals will be one of the hot research areas during the next decade due to the fascinating properties of these versatile group of solvents that allow them to dissolve lignocellulosic materials. The present text provides up-to-date fundamentals, state-of-the-art reviews, current assessments and prospects in this area, including aspects of pretreatment, fermentation, biomass dissolution, cellulose transformation, reaction kinetics and physical properties, as well as the subsequent production of biofuels and platform chemicals such as sugars, aldehydes and acids. Auxiliary methods such as catalysis, microwave and enzymatic techniques used in the transformations are covered. Both researchers and practitioners are certain to find a wealth of information in the individual chapters, which were written by experts in the field to provide an essential basis for assessing possible pretreatment and transformation routes of biomass using ionic liquids, and for developing new methods and chemical processes. Dr. Zhen Fang is Professor of Bioenergy, head of the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Biomass Group, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden and is also an Adjunct Professor of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China. Dr. Richard L Smith, Jr. is Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Research Center of Supercritical Fluid Technology, Tohoku University, Japan. Dr. Xinhua Qi is Professor of Environmental Science at Nankai University, China.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Fundamentals of Ionic Liquids

    Xu, Junli (et al.)

    Pages 3-28

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  • Solubilization of Biomass Components with Ionic Liquids Toward Biomass Energy Conversions

    Abe, Mitsuru (et al.)

    Pages 29-59

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  • Choline Chloride-Derived ILs for Activation and Conversion of Biomass

    Oliveira Vigier, Karine (et al.)

    Pages 61-87

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  • Design of Ionic Liquids for Cellulose Dissolution

    Itoh, Toshiyuki

    Pages 91-106

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  • Ionic Liquids as Solvents for Homogeneous Derivatization of Cellulose: Challenges and Opportunities

    Heinze, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 107-144

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eBook 130,89 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
valid through 2017年11月5日
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7711-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 154,99 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
valid through 2017年11月5日
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7710-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover 154,99 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
valid through 2017年11月5日
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0720-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Production of Biofuels and Chemicals with Ionic Liquids
Editors
  • Zhen Fang
  • Richard L. Smith, Jr.
  • Xinhua Qi
Series Title
Biofuels and Biorefineries
Series Volume
1
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7711-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7711-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7710-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0720-4
Series ISSN
2214-1537
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 340
Number of Illustrations and Tables
135 b/w illustrations, 33 illustrations in colour
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