Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts [electronic resource] : Value Added Engineering Applications / edited by Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, J. (Hans) van Leeuwen, Robert C. Brown.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Green Energy and Technology: Publisher: London : Springer London, 2012Description: X, 228 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781447123248Subject(s): Engineering | Civil engineering | Renewable energy sources | Biotechnology | Sustainable development | Biomaterials | Engineering | Renewable and Green Energy | Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology | Biomaterials | Sustainable Development | Civil Engineering | Renewable and Green EnergyAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 621.042 LOC classification: TJ807-830Online resources: Click here to access online
1.Linear Hydrocarbon Producing Pathways in Plants, Algae and Microbes -- 2. Fungal Treatment of Crop Processing Wastewaters with Value-added Co-products -- 3. Fungal Biosorption of Ni (II) Ions -- 4. Biomass Pretreatment for Biofuel Production -- 5. Second-generation Biofuel Production from Corn-ethanol Industry Residues -- 6. Bio-renewable Asphalt Modifiers and Asphalt Substitutes -- 7. Sustainable Utilization of Bio-fuel Co-Product in Roadbed Stabilization -- 8. Microbial Fuel Cells for Bioenergy and Bioproducts -- 9. Bioeconomy and Transportation Infrastructure Impacts: A Case Study of Iowa’s Renewable Energy -- 10.Assessing the Environmental Risks and Opportunities of Bioenergy Cropping -- 11. Key Issues in Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels.
Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts considers the recent technological innovations and emerging concepts in biobased energy production and coproducts utilization. Each chapter in this book has been carefully selected and contributed by experts in the field to provide a good understanding of the various challenges and opportunities associated with sustainable production of biofuel. Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts covers a broad and detailed range of topics including: · production capacity of hydrocarbons in the plant kingdom, algae, and microbes; · biomass pretreatment for biofuel production; · microbial fuel cells; · sustainable use of biofuel co-products; · bioeconomy and transportation infrastructure impacts and · assessment of environmental risks and the life cycle of biofuels. Researchers, practitioners, undergraduate and graduate students engaged in the study of biorenewables, and members of the well-informed public will find Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts to be a useful and comprehensive research tool, describing the state of the art and recent developments in this field.