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Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes

Edited By: Jay Cheng

517 pages, 200 b/w illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2009 | #185457 | ISBN-13: 9781420095173
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About this book

This book examines the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel and synthetic gases.

This volume is a major achievement for its coverage of the production and implementation of biologically based resources, and related principles and technologies. Cheng is an expert in bioprocessing and environmental engineering ! Summing Up: Recommended. --CHOICE, June 2010


Contents

Introduction, J.J. Cheng

Biomass Chemistry, D.R. Keshwani

Biomass Resources, Z. Wang and D.R. Keshwani

Biomass Logistics, M.W. Veal

Kinetics and Microbiology of Biological Processes, J.J. Cheng

Anaerobic Digestion for Biogas Production, J.J. Cheng

Biological Process for Ethanol Production, J.J. Cheng

Biological Process for Butanol Production, J.-H. Zhu and F.-X. Yang

Chemical Conversion Process for Biodiesel Production, D.-Z. Wei, F.-X. Yang, and E. Su

Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Power and Fuels, H. Jameel, D.R. Keshwani, S.F. Carter, and T.H. Treasure

Index

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Biography

Jay Cheng, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

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