ABSTRACT

This book is a thoroughly up-to-date treatment of all the available technologies for biomass conversion. Each chapter looks at the viability and implementation of each technology with examples of existing equipment and plants. In addition, the text addresses the economics of biomass processing. The book could also be used as a supplementary text for senior undergraduate courses on biomass processing.

chapter 1|32 pages

Properties of Biomass Fuels

ByVladimir Strezov

chapter 2|20 pages

Sustainability Considerations for Electricity Generation from Biomass

ByAnnette Evans, Vladimir Strezov, Tim J. Evans

chapter 3|28 pages

Combustion of Biomass

ByTao Kan, Vladimir Strezov

chapter 4|42 pages

Gasification of Biomass

ByTao Kan, Vladimir Strezov

chapter 5|32 pages

Pyrolysis of Biomass

ByCara J. Mulligan, Les Strezov, Vladimir Strezov

chapter 6|22 pages

Hydrothermal Processing of Biomass

ByTao Kan, Vladimir Strezov

chapter 7|36 pages

Anaerobic Digestion

ByAnnette Evans, Vladimir Strezov, Tim J. Evans

chapter 8|44 pages

Esterification

ByGary Leung, Vladimir Strezov

chapter 9|52 pages

Fermentation of Biomass

ByKatrin Thommes, Vladimir Strezov

chapter 10|48 pages

Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis from Biosyngas

ByKatrin Thommes, Vladimir Strezov

chapter 11|22 pages

Bio-Oil Applications and Processing

ByAnnette Evans, Vladimir Strezov, Tim J. Evans