Biodiesel Production with Green Technologies

Authors: Islam, Aminul, Ravindra, Pogaku

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  • Emphasizes the comparison of green biofuel technologies with existing methods, in order to evaluate efficient methods for producing biofuel technologies
  • Highlights the macroscopic and encapsulated technology of catalyst preparation
  • Balances theory and practice, with emphasis on commercial applications
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This book provides a single-source reference to green technologies in advanced biofuel technology. The main focus is on the description of the state of the art in catalytic processes for the "green" production of biofuels. The authors describe two different, practical approaches for catalysts, which allow for effective and easy separation of the catalyst by simple filtration, and enable reuse for several cycles. Readers will gain understanding as to the mechanisms involved in the synthesis and structure formation of the catalyst, in order to maximize yield of biodiesel production. The authors also address the question of how catalytic material should be distributed inside a porous support to obtain optimal performance. The effects of physicochemical and operating parameters are analyzed to gain insight into the underlying phenomena governing the performance of optimally designed catalysts.<

About the authors

Md. Aminul Islam received his M Phil (2008) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh and PhD (2012) from University Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia. After three years as postdoctoral fellow (2012-1215) at the Catalysis and Science Research Center, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, he joined the Faculty of Engineering, University Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia, as Senior Lecturer. His scientific interests are focused on biodiesel, renewable energy, technological applications of materials science, and environmental heterogeneous catalysis.

Dr. Ravindra Pogaku is Professor of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering,  University Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Sabah, Malaysia. He has diverse yet rewarding experience in teaching, research, industry, management and administrative fields spanning over 35 years. Prof.Ravindra was visiting scientist at Cornell University and Visiting professor at Pennsylvania State University. Professor Ravindra research interests is on greener processes and production of chemicals, biomaterials, bio-wealth from waste, bioprocess engineering, enzyme engineering, bioremediation and bioleaching.

Professor Ravindra’s research work has resulted in 225 publications including books and book chapters. His five books are published by Springer. He has delivered keynote addresses, plenary lectures and invited talks in numerous conferences, symposia, seminars, workshops and other events worldwide. He is the editor-in-chief, editor, editorial board member, guest editor in referred journals and reviewer of many peer journals. He is bestowed with the national and international prestigious awards.

Professor Ravindra served as UNESCO energy consultant. Professor Ravindra is also industry consultant for chemical and bioprocess industry.  Professor Ravindra is a professional Engineer and life member of the American Institution of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), USA and many other professional bodies in other countries. He is also advisory committee member for international conferences. His focus is on the Green engineering and technology for sustainable development of the society.  

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biodiesel Production with Green Technologies
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-45273-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-45273-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-45272-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-83256-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 133
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 60 illustrations in colour
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