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Advances in Bioethanol

Authors: Bajpai, Pratima

  • Covers all the aspects of bioethanol production
  • Discusses the latest science and technology involved in bioethanol production
  • Serves as highly informative reference material for new researchers
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About this book

The book provides an updated and detailed overview on advances in bioethanol. It looks at the historical perspectives, chemistry, sources and production of ethanol and discusses biotechnology breakthroughs and promising developments. The book also provides the details regarding the uses, advantages, problems, environmental effects and characteristics of bioethanol as a fuel. In addition, it presents information about ethanol in different parts of the world and also highlights the challenges and future of ethanol.

About the authors

Dr. Pratima Bajpai is currently working as a Consultant in the field of Paper and Pulp. She has vast experience of 36 years in this field. She has worked at National Sugar Institute Kanpur, University of Saskatchewan and University of Western Ontario in Canada and Thapar Center for Industrial Research and Development in India. Dr. Bajpai’s main areas of expertise are industrial biotechnology, pulp and paper and environmental biotechnology. She has immensely contributed to the field of industrial biotechnology and is a recognized expert in the field. Dr. Bajpai has written 12 advanced level technical books on environmental and biotechnological aspects of pulp and paper, which have been published by leading publishers in the USA and Europe. She has published 7 book chapters, 3 chapters in encyclopedias, 87 articles in international peer reviewed journals and 52 papers in conferences and seminars. She holds 7 patents in her name and 4 applications are pending. Dr. Bajpai has handled 33 sponsored research projects from industry and government agencies. She is an active member of New York Academy of Science, American Society for Microbiology, and many more.

Reviews

From the reviews:

“The book reviews the processes involved in large-scale ethanol production and related challenges. … All those interested in energy resources should read this well-researched book … . Summing Up: Highly recommended. All students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners.” (J. Tavakoli, Choice, Vol. 51 (8), April, 2014)


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eBook $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-81-322-1584-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $54.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-81-322-1583-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Bioethanol
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer India
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-81-322-1584-4
DOI
10.1007/978-81-322-1584-4
Softcover ISBN
978-81-322-1583-7
Series ISSN
2191-530X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 95
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 b/w illustrations
Topics