Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production

Veera Gnaneswar Gude

Apple Academic Press
Published May 24, 2018
Reference - 592 Pages - 12 Color & 127 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771886390 - CAT# N12005

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Key features:

  • Emphasizes green chemistry and green engineering principles for sustainable process development for biofuel production
  • Discusses a wide array of biofuels from algal biomass to waste-to-energy technologies and waste water treatment and activated sludge processes
  • Presents advances and developments in biofuel green chemistry and green engineering including process intensification (microwaves/ultrasound), ionic liquids and green catalysis
  • Looks at environmental assessment and life cycle and economic impact of biofuel production

Summary

Renewable fuel research and process development requires interdisciplinary approaches involving chemists and physicists from both scientific and engineering backgrounds. Here is an important volume that emphasizes green chemistry and green engineering principles for sustainable process development from an interdisciplinary point of view. It creates an enriching knowledge base on green chemistry of biofuel production, sustainable process development, and green engineering principles for renewable fuel production. This book includes chapters contributed by both research scientists and research engineers with significant experience in biofuel chemistry and processes.

The book offers an abundance of scientific experimental methods and analytical procedures and interpretation of the results that capture the state-of-the-art knowledge in this field. The wide range of topics make this book a valuable resource for academicians, researchers, industrial practitioners and scientists, and engineers in various renewable energy fields.

Key features:

• Emphasizes green chemistry and green engineering principles for sustainable process development for biofuel production

• Discusses a wide array of biofuels from algal biomass to waste-to-energy technologies and wastewater treatment and activated sludge processes

• Presents advances and developments in biofuel green chemistry and green engineering, including process intensification (microwaves/ultrasound), ionic liquids, and green catalysis

• Looks at environmental assessment and economic impact of biofuel production

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