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By Haibo Xie, Nicholas Gathergood

Sets the level for the improvement of sustainable, environmentally pleasant fuels, chemical substances, and materials

Taking thousands of years to shape, fossil fuels are nonrenewable assets; it's expected that they are going to be depleted by means of the top of this century. additionally, the construction and use of fossil fuels have ended in significant environmental damage. The new release of environmentally pleasant power from renewable resources equivalent to biomass is for that reason crucial. This booklet specializes in the combination of eco-friendly chemistry options into biomass procedures and conversion with the intention to take complete benefit of the opportunity of biomass to exchange nonsustainable assets and meet international wishes for gasoline in addition to different chemical compounds and materials.

The position of eco-friendly Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion good points contributions from top specialists from Asia, Europe, and North the US. concentrating on lignocellulosic biomass, the main plentiful biomass source, the publication starts off with a basic creation to biomass and biorefineries after which offers an replace at the most modern advances in eco-friendly chemistry that help biomass processing and conversion. subsequent, the authors describe present and rising biomass processing and conversion recommendations that use eco-friendly chemistry applied sciences, including:

  • Green solvents corresponding to ionic drinks, supercritical CO2, and water
  • Sustainable power resources similar to microwave irradiation and sonification
  • Green catalytic technologies
  • Advanced membrane separation technologies

The final bankruptcy of the ebook explores the ecotoxicological and environmental results of changing and utilizing fuels, chemical substances, and fabrics from biomass.

Recommended for execs and scholars in chemical engineering, eco-friendly chemistry, and effort and fuels, The function of eco-friendly Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion sets a powerful origin for the advance of a aggressive and sustainable bioeconomy.

This monograph features a Foreword by way of James Clark (University of York, UK).

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