Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, 2nd Edition




Editor: Jay Cheng


Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste materials for biogas and hydrogen production, bioethanol and biobutanol production from starch and cellulose, and biodiesel production from plant oils. It addresses thermal processes, including gasification and pyrolysis of agricultural residues and woody biomass. The text also covers pretreatment technologies, enzymatic reactions, fermentation, and microbiological metabolisms and pathways.

Features: 

  • Covers the fundamental principles and applications involved in converting biomass into energy
  • Examines the economic considerations of converting biomass into renewable energy
  • Describes a multitude of biomass sources and the chemistry associated with each biomass source
  • Includes new chapters on biodiesel and butanol refining
  • Contains numerous new examples and problems and a solutions manual for adopting instructors


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Author: Jay Cheng

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