Biomass Fractionation Technologies For A Lignocellulosic Feedstock Based Biorefinery

Hardcover | February 18, 2016

byS.i. MussattoEditorSolange Inês Mussatto

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Biomass Fractionation Technologies for a Lignocellulosic Feedstock-based Biorefinery reviews the extensive research and tremendous scientific and technological developments that have occurred in the area of biorefinering, including industrial processes and product development using green technologies , often referred as white biotechnology. As there is a huge need for new design concepts for modern biorefineries as an alternative and amendment to industrial crude oil and gas refineries, this book presents the most important topics related to biomass fractionation, including advances, challenges, and perspectives, all with references to current literature for further study. Presented in 26 chapters by international field specialists, each chapter consists of review text that comprises the most recent advances, challenges, and perspectives for each fractionation technique. The book is an indispensable reference for all professionals, students, and workers involved in biomass biorefinery, assisting them in establishing efficient and economically viable process technologies for biomass fractionation. Provides information on the most advanced and innovative pretreatment processes and technologies for biomass Reviews numerous valuable products from lignocellulose Discusses integration of processes for complete biomass conversion with minimum waste generation Identifies the research gaps in scale-up Presents an indispensable reference for all professionals, students, and workers involved in biomass biorefinery, assisting them in establishing efficient and economically viable process technologies for biomass fractionation

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Biomass Fractionation Technologies for a Lignocellulosic Feedstock-based Biorefinery reviews the extensive research and tremendous scientific and technological developments that have occurred in the area of biorefinering, including industrial processes and product development using green technologies , often referred as white biotechno...

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During the last decade, there have been tremendous scientific and technological developments in the area of biorefinering including industrial processes and product development using green technologies , often referred as white biotechnology. There is a huge need for concepts to be designed for modern biorefineries, as an alternative a...

Dr. Solange I. Mussatto is Invited Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in The Netherlands. She has a background in Chemical Industrial Engineer, and MSc and PhD degrees in Industrial Biotechnology (Area: Biomass Conversion) from University of São Paulo (Brazil). Dr. Mussat...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:674 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 18, 2016Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128023236

ISBN - 13:9780128023235

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Preface 1. Biomass pretreatment, biorefineries and potential products for a bioeconomy development 2. Mechanical pretreatment of lignocellulose for biorefinery 3. Extrusion pretreatment 4. Fractionation of the lignocellulosic material with pyrolysis processing 5. Microwave-induced biomass fractionation 6. Use of ultrasound for pretreatment of biomass and subsequent hydrolysis and fermentation 7. Application of pulsed electric energy for biomass pretreatment in biorefinery 8. Biomass pretreatment with acids 9. Biomass pretreatment with oxalic acid (OAFEX) for value added products 10. Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass with metal salts 11. Integration of organosolv pretreatment for biomass to a biorefinery 12. Pretreatment of lignocellulose with solvent-NMMO 13. A novel green biomass fractionation technology - hydrotropic pretreatment 14. Hydrothermal/liquid hot water pretreatment (autohydrolysis): a multi-purpose process for biomass upgrading 15. Steam explosion as lignocellulosic biomass pretreatment 16. Fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass materials with wet explosion pretreatment 17. Biomass pretreatment with carbon dioxide 18. Chemical oxidation with ozone as efficient pretreatment of lignocellulosic materials 19. Recent advances in alkaline pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass 20. Alkaline pretreatment with ammonia 21. Alkaline peroxide pretreatment for an effective biomass degradation 22. Sulfite pretreatment to overcome the recalcitrance of lignocelluloses 23. Enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic residues 24. Biological pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass 25. Techno-economic considerations for lignocellulosic biomass fractionation in a biorefinery context 26. Socio-economic and environmental considerations for sustainable supply and fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass in a biorefinery context