Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass

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Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass, Second Edition presents an overview of the use of biorenewable resources in the 21st century for the manufacture of chemical products, materials and energy. The book demonstrates that biomass is essentially a rich mixture of chemicals and materials and, as such, has a tremendous potential as feedstock for making a wide range of chemicals and materials with applications in industries from pharmaceuticals to furniture.

Completely revised and updated to reflect recent developments, this new edition begins with an introduction to the biorefinery concept, followed by chapters addressing the various types of available biomass feedstocks, including waste, and the different pre-treatment and processing technologies being developed to turn these feedstocks into platform chemicals, polymers, materials and energy. The book concludes with a discussion on the policies and strategies being put in place for delivering the so-called Bioeconomy.

Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass is a valuable resource for academics, industrial scientists and policy-makers working in the areas of industrial biotechnology, biorenewables, chemical engineering, fine and bulk chemical production, agriculture technologies, plant science, and energy and power generation.

We need to reduce our dependence on fossil resources and increasingly derive all the chemicals we take for granted and use in our daily life from biomass – and we must make sure that we do this using green chemistry and sustainable technologies!

For more information on the Wiley Series in Renewable Resources, visit www.wiley.com/go/rrs

Topics covered include:

• The biorefinery concept
• Biomass feedstocks
• Pre-treatment technologies
• Platform molecules from renewable resources
• Polymers from bio-based monomers
• Biomaterials
• Bio-based energy production


Praise for the 1st edition:

“Drawing on the expertise of the authors the book involves a degree of plant biology and chemical engineering, which illustrates the multidisciplinary nature of the topic beautifully” – Chemistry World

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Introduction To Chemicals From Biomass


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Author by : James H. Clark
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-08-10
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons

Nature provides us with an abundance of chemical potential. Presenting an overview of the use of bioresources

Introduction To Chemicals From Biomass


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Author by : James H. Clark
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-12-22
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons

Biomass For Renewable Energy Fuels And Chemicals


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Author by : Donald L. Klass
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1998-07-06
Publisher by : Academic Press

Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels, and Chemicals serves as a comprehensive introduction to the subject for t

Thermochemical Processing Of Biomass


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Author by : Robert C. Brown
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-03-16
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons

Thermochemical pathways for biomass conversion offer opportunities for rapid and efficient processing of diver

Producing Fuels And Fine Chemicals From Biomass Using Nanomaterials


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Author by : Rafael Luque
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-10-28
Publisher by : CRC Press

Scarcity of resources and increasing population and energy demands are important issues of the twenty-first ce

Biorefinery


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Author by : Michele Aresta
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-08-31
Publisher by : Walter de Gruyter

This book provides an introduction to the basic science and technologies for the conversion of biomass (terres

The Role Of Catalysis For The Sustainable Production Of Bio Fuels And Bio Chemicals


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Author by : Kostas Triantafyllidis
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-03-19
Publisher by : Newnes

The Role of Catalysis for the Sustainable Production of Bio-fuels and Bio-chemicals describes the importance o

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