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Biofuels: Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering and Sustainable Development

By: David M Mousdale

424 pages, illus, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Jun 2008 | #188241 | ISBN-13: 9781420051247
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About this book

Exploring the scientific underpinnings for the commercialization of lingo-cellulosic ethanol, this book begins with the historical context, examining the political and economic pressures that fostered the first large-scale production and use of bioethanol. The author provides an up-to-date account of the biotechnology and biochemical engineering and evaluates the actual and possible industrial processes for large-scale commercial production of ethanol form monocultures and agricultural waste products.


Contents

Preface Historical Development of Bioethanol as a Fuel Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Microbiology of Lignocellulosic Biomass Biotechnology of Bioethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks Biochemical Engineering and Bioprocess Management for Fuel Ethanol The Economics of Bioethanol Diversifying the Biofuels Portfolio Radical Options for the Development of Biofuels Biofuels as Products of Integrated Bioprocesses Index

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