By Vijai G. Gupta, Maria Tuohy, Christian P Kubicek, Jack Saddler, Feng Xu
Bioenergy examine: Advances and Applications brings biology and engineering jointly to deal with the demanding situations of destiny power wishes. The ebook consolidates the latest learn on present applied sciences, options, and advertisement advancements in numerous forms of typical biofuels and built-in biorefineries, around the disciplines of biochemistry, biotechnology, phytology, and microbiology.
All the chapters within the publication are derived from overseas medical specialists of their respective study parts. they supply you with transparent and concise info on either common and newer bioenergy construction tools, together with hydrolysis and microbial fermentation. Chapters also are designed to facilitate early degree researchers, and helps you to simply clutch the options, methodologies and alertness of bioenergy applied sciences. every one bankruptcy within the booklet describes the benefits and disadvantages of every know-how in addition to its usefulness.
The ebook presents details on fresh ways to graduates, post-graduates, researchers and practitioners learning and dealing in box of the bioenergy. it truly is a useful info source on biomass-based biofuels for primary and utilized study, catering to researchers within the parts of bio-hydrogen, bioethanol, bio-methane and biorefineries, and using microbial procedures within the conversion of biomass into biofuels.
- Reviews all present and promising applied sciences for construction of complex biofuels as well as bioenergy guidelines and learn funding
- Cutting-edge learn innovations for biofuels construction utilizing organic and biochemical routes, together with microbial gas cells
- Includes construction equipment and conversion approaches for all sorts of biofuels, together with bioethanol and biohydrogen, and descriptions the professionals and cons of every
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2002) concluded that the energy content of bioethanol was higher than the energy required to produce it, although other researchers would argue as to the economic viability of bioethanol in the absence of an accompanying high-value biorefinery process. Production of ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass is a complex process where the biomass often requires pretreatment to render the holocellulose more accessible to a mixture of enzymes, which are utilized to saccharify or hyrolyze the complex polysaccharides to fermentable sugars.
2011. ). The diversity of raw materials will allow the decentralization of fuel production with geopolitical, economic, and social benefits (Van Dyck and Pletschke, 2012; Wyman, 2007). Despite the success achieved in the laboratory, there are limitations to success with lignocellulosic substrates on a commercial scale (Chandel and Singh, 2011) as each source of biomass brings a unique technological challenge. , 2010), the development of new uses for coproducts, and the reduction of processing and energy costs.
Progress has been made in switchgrass breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, fertility management, production economics and energetics, harvest and storage management, ecosystem services and ethanol yield. Other perennial forage crops such as alfalfa (M. ), reed canary grass (P. , 2010). The rationale for developing purpose-grown lignocellulosic crops for energy is that less intensive production techniques and poorer quality land can be used for these crops, thereby avoiding competition with food production on better quality land.
Bioenergy Research: Advances and Applications by Vijai G. Gupta, Maria Tuohy, Christian P Kubicek, Jack Saddler, Feng Xu