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"Bioethanol: Science and technology of fuel alcohol" by Graeme M. Walker

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"Bioethanol: Science and technology of fuel alcohol" by Graeme M. Walker

"Bioethanol: Science and technology of fuel alcohol" by Graeme M. Walker
BoBoCoAe, GMW & Ventus Publishing ApS | 2010 | ISBN: 8776816818 9788776816810 | 114 pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book provides a timely overview of biomass-to-bioethanol conversion technologies and is aimed mainly at advanced undergraduate students of biological and environmental sciences.

Contents
Preface
1. Introduction
1.1 What is bioethanol?
1.2 Economic aspects
1.3 Energy balances
1.4 Main drivers for bioethanol
1.5 References
2. Global production of bioethanol
2.1 Statistics
2.2 National and international directives
2.3 Current and emerging status
2.4 References
3. Bioethanol feedstocks
3.1 First generation feedstocks (starch and sugar-based)
3.2 Second generation feedstocks (cellulose-based)
3.3 Bioethanol feedstocks with future potential
3.4 Feedstock processing
3.5 Alternative routes to ethanol
3.6 References
4. Fermentation aspects
4.1 Microbes for fermentation
4.2 Fermentation - theoretical aspects
4.3 Fermentation - applied aspects
4.4 Sucrose fermentations
4.5 Starch hydrolysate fermentations
4.6 Lignocellulosic hydrolysate fermentations
4.7 References
5. Distillarion
5.1 Distillation technology - theoretical aspects
5.2 Distillation technology - applied aspects
5.3 Anhydrous ethanol methods
5.4 Biorefinery concept
5.5 References
6. Bioethanol quality control
6.1 Quality parameters - process and product
6.2 Fuel alcohol specifications, denaturation requirements
6.3 References
7. Environmental aspects
7.1 Sustainability' and climate change
7.2 Energy and water conservation
7.3 Co-products: generation and utilisation
7.4 Effluent treatment and control
7.5 References
8. Future prospects for Bioethanol
8.1 Global trends and issues
8.2 Future challenges
8.3 References
9. Further reading
10. Notes

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