Sustainable Biomass and Waste Conversion

Sustainable Biomass and Waste Conversion: Modeling Tools for Planning and Optimization provides practical knowledge on the technical, economic and environmental aspects of bioenergy, biorefining, and waste-to-energy systems through modeling. The book covers key-technologies and cutting-edge advances for biomass assessment using statistics and GIS systems, logistics optimization using Vehicle Routing Problem solvers, Neural Networks and Optimization models based on MILP and NLP, and energy demand assessment. In addition, sections cover feasibility plans for biorefineries and combined heat and power systems, and the fundamentals and challenges of modeling biomass and waste conversion processes, such as anaerobic digestion, pyrolysis, gasification, combustion, transesterification, fermentation and hydroprocessing. The authors also examine economic and market factors influencing feedstock availability and price and provide tools for environmental and social impact analysis. Finally, the book illustrates the application of the methodologies covered through a number of case studies from around the globe, quizzes and exercises. Presents practical tools to design supply plans for waste-to-energy and bioenergy plants, as well as biorefineries, optimizing collection, and logistics within the context of the bioeconomy Explores methodologies for the realistic development of bioenergy business plans, environmental impact analysis, plant control and management Includes a broad selection of global case studies and practical exercises that illustrate the application of discussed methodologies in biomass and waste conversion chains

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  • Author : Pietro Bartocci
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 600 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128214435
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Sustainable Biomass and Waste Conversion

Sustainable Biomass and Waste Conversion
  • Author : Pietro Bartocci,Qing Yang,Yang Haiping,Ondrej Masek,Francesco Fantozzi,Yunjun Yan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2022
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Sustainable Biomass and Waste Conversion: Modeling Tools for Planning and Optimization provides practical knowledge on the technical, economic and environmental aspects of bioenergy, biorefining, and waste-to-energy systems through modeling. The book covers key-technologies and cutting-edge advances for biomass assessment using statistics and GIS systems, logistics optimization using Vehicle Routing Problem solvers, Neural Networks and Optimization models based on MILP and NLP, and energy demand assessment. In addition, sections cover feasibility plans for biorefineries and combined heat and power systems, and

Research Approaches to Sustainable Biomass Systems

Research Approaches to Sustainable Biomass Systems
  • Author : Seishu Tojo,Tadashi Hirasawa
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 September 2013
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Researchers, students and engineers working with biofuels and biomass are increasingly expected to comprehend a new holistic systems perspective that begins with wise crop breeding and cultivation techniques and informs the entire conversion to energy process. This volume provides diverse examples of successfully implemented sustainable biomass research in Asia, highlighting the challenges faced by designers of new biomass production facilities and tips on how to develop approaches to overcome them. In addition to providing an authoritative guide on the utilization

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Innovative Renewable Waste Conversion Technologies
  • Author : Gheorghe Lazaroiu,Lucian Mihaescu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 October 2021
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This book investigates innovative solutions to increase the share of renewable engery in the global power mix, with a particular focus on improved and sustainable biomass conversion technologies. To this end, the book deals with an analysis of the generation mix of renewable energies (including biofuels, renewable waste and biogas) in the overall power balance of several countries. In addition, the possibilities of using bioenergy resources in the context of power generation are thoroughly analyzed. As one of the most

Biomass and Biofuels

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  • Author : Shibu Jose,Thallada Bhaskar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 22 April 2015
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The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete knowledge of the dynamics underpinning energy markets is necessary for decision-makers reconciling economic, energy, and environmental objectives. Those that anticipate global energy developments successfully can derive an advantage, while those that fail to do

Bioenergy

Bioenergy
  • Author : Anju Dahiya
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 April 2020
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Bioenergy: Biomass to Biofuels and Waste to Energy, 2nd Edition presents a complete overview of the bioenergy value chain, from feedstock to end products. It examines current and emerging feedstocks and advanced processes and technologies enabling the development of all possible alternative energy sources. Divided into seven parts, bioenergy gives thorough consideration to topics such as feedstocks, biomass production and utilization, life-cycle analysis, energy return on invested, integrated sustainability assessments, conversions technologies, biofuels economics, business, and policy. In addition, contributions

Sustainable Food Waste-to-Energy Systems

Sustainable Food Waste-to-Energy Systems
  • Author : Thomas Trabold,Callie W. Babbitt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 September 2018
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Sustainable Food Waste-to-Energy Systems assesses the utilization of food waste in sustainable energy conversion systems. It explores all sources of waste generated in the food supply chain (downstream from agriculture), with coverage of industrial, commercial, institutional and residential sources. It provides a detailed analysis of the conventional pathways for food waste disposal and utilization, including composting, incineration, landfilling and wastewater treatment. Next, users will find valuable sections on the chemical, biochemical and thermochemical waste-to-energy conversion processes applicable for food waste

Plant Biomass Conversion

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  • Author : Elizabeth E. Hood,Peter Nelson,Randall Powell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 January 2011
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A whole host of motivations are driving the development of the “renewables” industry— ranging from the desire to develop sustainable energy resources to the reduction of dangerous greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. All energy utilized on the earth is ultimately derived from the sun through photosynthesis—the only truly renewable commodity. As concerns regarding increasing energy prices, global warming and renewable resources continue to grow, so has scientific discovery into agricultural biomass conversion. Plant Biomass Conversion addresses both

Advances in Biorefineries

Advances in Biorefineries
  • Author : Keith W. Waldron
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 April 2014
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Biorefineries are an essential technology in converting biomass into biofuels or other useful materials. Advances in Biorefineries provides a comprehensive overview of biorefining processing techniques and technologies, and the biofuels and other materials produced. Part one focuses on methods of optimizing the biorefining process and assessing its environmental and economic impact. It also looks at current and developing technologies for producing value-added materials. Part two goes on to explore these materials with a focus on biofuels and other value-added products.

Agricultural Waste and Residues

Agricultural Waste and Residues
  • Author : Anna Aladjadjiyan
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 29 August 2018
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This book is dedicated to the reuse of waste and residues from the agricultural sector. Plant residues, as well as animal manure and residues from animal breeding, contain useful elements that can be processed for production of fertilizers, compost for soil recultivation, and biofuels. The emerging energy and resources crisis calls for development of sustainable reuse of waste and residues. This book contains eight chapters divided into four sections. The first section contains the introductory chapter from the editor. The

Biomass as a Sustainable Energy Source for the Future

Biomass as a Sustainable Energy Source for the Future
  • Author : Wiebren de Jong,J. Ruud van Ommen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 November 2014
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Focusing on the conversion of biomass into gas or liquid fuels the book covers physical pre-treatment technologies, thermal, chemical and biochemical conversion technologies • Details the latest biomass characterization techniques • Explains the biochemical and thermochemical conversion processes • Discusses the development of integrated biorefineries, which are similar to petroleum refineries in concept, covering such topics as reactor configurations and downstream processing • Describes how to mitigate the environmental risks when using biomass as fuel • Includes many problems, small projects, sample calculations and industrial

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  • Author : Juan-Rodrigo Bastidas-Oyanedel,Jens Ejbye Schmidt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 15 April 2019
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This book discusses the biorefinery of biomass feedstocks. In-depth chapters highlight the scientific and technical aspects and present a techno-economic analysis of such systems. By using a TEA approach, the authors present feasible pathways for conversion of biomass (both residual biomass, energy crops and algae biomass), showing the different possibilities for the production of biochemical materials, biofuels, and fertilizers. The concepts presented in this book will link companies, investors, and governments by providing a framework that will help reduce pollutants

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  • Author : Arif Darmawan,Muhammad Aziz
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 August 2021
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Innovative Energy Conversion from Biomass Waste offers a new approach to optimizing energy recovery from waste using thermochemical conversion. Instead of conventional pinch technology, the book proposes integrated systems employing exergy recovery and process integration technologies to minimize exergy loss due to entropy generation. This innovative approach is demonstrated in three case studies using high-potential low-rank fuels from industrial waste products with high moisture content, high volatile matter, and high hemicellulose content. From these case studies, readers are provided with

Sustainable Bioenergy Production

Sustainable Bioenergy Production
  • Author : Lijun Wang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 April 2014
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Given the environmental concerns and declining availability of fossil fuels, as well as the growing population worldwide, it is essential to move toward a sustainable bioenergy-based economy. However, it is also imperative to address sustainability in the bioenergy industry in order to avoid depleting necessary biomass resources. Sustainable Bioenergy Production provides comprehensive knowledge and skills for the analysis and design of sustainable biomass production, bioenergy processing, and biorefinery systems for professionals in the bioenergy field. Focusing on topics vital to

Bioenergy

Bioenergy
  • Author : Anju Dahiya
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 November 2014
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Depleting fossil fuel reserves and adverse effects of fluctuating oil prices have renewed interest in alternative and sustainable sources of energy. Bioenergy: Biomass to Biofuels takes on this topic and examines current and emerging feedstocks and advanced processes and technologies enabling the development of all possible alternative energy sources: solid (wood energy, grass energy, and other biomass), liquid (biodiesel, algae biofuel, ethanol), and gaseous/electric (biogas, syngas, bioelectricity). Divided into seven parts, Bioenergy gives thorough consideration to topics such as

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  • Author : K. K. Pant,Sanjay Kumar Gupta,Ejaz Ahmad
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 13 May 2021
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This book is part of a two-volume work that offers a unique blend of information on realistic evaluations of catalyst-based synthesis processes using green chemistry principles and the environmental sustainability applications of such processes for biomass conversion, refining, and petrochemical production. The volumes provide a comprehensive resource of state-of-the-art technologies and green chemistry methodologies from researchers, academics, and chemical and manufacturing industrial scientists. The work will be of interest to professors, researchers, and practitioners in clean energy catalysis, green chemistry,