By Charles E. Wyman
Plant biomass is attracting expanding consciousness as a sustainable source for large-scale construction of renewable fuels and chemical compounds. notwithstanding, so one can effectively compete with petroleum, it's important that biomass conversion procedures are designed to reduce expenses and maximize yields. Advances in pretreatment expertise are severe as a way to strengthen high-yielding, cost-competitive routes to renewable fuels and chemicals.
Aqueous Pretreatment of Plant Biomass for organic and Chemical Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals offers a finished assessment of the at present on hand aqueous pretreatment applied sciences for cellulosic biomass, highlighting the basic chemistry and biology of every technique, key attributes and boundaries, and possibilities for destiny advances.
Topics coated include:
• The value of biomass conversion to fuels
• The function of pretreatment in organic and chemical conversion of biomass
• Composition and constitution of biomass, and recalcitrance to conversion
• Fundamentals of biomass pretreatment at low, impartial and excessive pH
• Ionic liquid and organosolv pretreatments to fractionate biomass
• Comparative facts for software of top pretreatments and impression of enzyme formulations
• Physical and chemical good points of pretreated biomass
• Economics of pretreatment for organic processing
• Methods of study and enzymatic conversion of biomass streams
• Experimental pretreatment structures from multiwell plates to pilot plant operations
This entire reference booklet presents an authoritative resource of knowledge at the pretreatment of cellulosic biomass to assist these skilled within the box to entry the most up-tp-date info at the topic. it is going to even be helpful to these coming into the becoming box of biomass conversion.
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