Note Springer book: Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts
Note the book titled Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts by James W. Lee .
With 40 chapters written by almost 100 contributors, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive overview of biofuel technology. Discrete sections cover the field's key topics, including photobiological biofuel production and high-value algal products.
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About the Author
James W. Lee, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, VA.
Table of Contents
Introduction: an overview of advanced biofuels and bioproducts.- Sugarcane ethanol: strategies to a successful program in Brazil.- Smokeless biomass pyrolysis for producing biofuels and biochar as a possible arsenal to control climate .- Oxygenation of biochar for enhanced cation exchange capacity.- Characterization of biochars using advanced solid-state 13C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.- Biochar fertilizers as soil amendment and carbon sequestration agent.- Selection and use of designer biochars to improve characteristics of Southeastern USA Coastal Plain degraded soils.- Biochar: A co-product to bioenergy from slow-pyrolysis technology.- Catalytic pyrolysis of biomass.- Selective fast pyrolysis of biomass to produce fuels and chemicals.- Sub- and supercritical water technology for biofuels.- Biomass to liquid fuel via Fischer-Tropsch and related syntheses.- Fischer-Tropsch hydrocarbons synthesis from a simulated biosyngas.- To synthesize liquid fuels on precipitated Fe catalyst with CO2-containing syngas gasified from biomass.- Cellulosic butanol production from agricultural biomass and residues: Recent advances in technology.- Consolidated bioprocessing.- The synthesis, regulation and modification of lignocellulosic biomass as a resource for biofuels and bioproducts.- Genetic modifications of plant cell walls to increase biomass and bioethanol production.- Designer enzymes/cellulosomes.- Designer algae for photobiological production of hydrogen from water.- Designer photosynthetic organisms for photobiological production of ethanol from carbon dioxide and water.- Synthetic biology for photobiological production of butanol and/or related higher alcohols from carbon dioxide and water.- Production of biodiesel and nontoxic jatropha seedcake from Jatropha curcas.- Biofuels from microalgae towards meeting advanced fuel standards.- Bioprocess engineering aspects of biodiesel and bioethanol production from microalgae.- Closed photo-bioreactors as tools for biofuel production.- Alternative methods for the extraction of hydrocarbons from Botryococcus braunii.- Valorisation of waste frying oils and animal fats for biodiesel production.- One-step conversion of algal biomass to biodiesel with formation of an algal char as potential fertilizer.- Process economics and greenhouse gas audit for microalgal biodiesel production.- Sustainability considerations about microalgae for biodiesel production.- Life cycle assessment of algae-to-energy systems.- Cultivation of Arthrospira (Spirulina) platensis by fed-batch process.- Bioprocess development for chlorophyll extraction from microalgae.- Screening for bioactive compounds from algae.- Biogas production from algae and cyanobacteria through anaerobic digestion: a review, analysis and research needs.- Gas hydrates as a potential energy source: state of knowledge and challenges.- Electrofuels: A new paradigm for renewable fuels.- Engineering Ralstonia eutropha for production of isobutanol from CO2, H2, and O2.- Microbial ElectroCatalytic (MEC) biofuel production.
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