By Ashok Pandey, Thallada Bhaskar, Michael Stöcker, Rajeev Sukumaran

This ebook offers normal details and knowledge on some of the most promising renewable strength resources: biomass for its thermochemical conversion. over the last few years, there was expanding specialise in constructing the tactics and applied sciences for the conversion of biomass to liquid and gaseous fuels and chemical substances, particularly to strengthen inexpensive applied sciences.

This booklet presents date-based clinical info at the so much complex and leading edge processing of biomass in addition to the method improvement parts on thermochemical processing of biomass for the construction of biofuels and bio-products on (biomass-based biorefinery). The conversion of biomass to biofuels and different value-added items at the precept biorefinery deals strength from technological views as trade strength. The ebook covers extensive R&D and technological advancements performed over the past few years within the region of renewable power using biomass as feedstock and may be hugely useful for the researchers, scientists and engineers operating within the quarter of biomass-biofuels- biorefinery.

  • Provides the main complicated and leading edge thermochemical conversion know-how for biomass
  • Provides info on huge scales corresponding to thermochemical biorefinery
  • Useful for researchers aspiring to examine scale up
  • Serves as either a textbook for graduate scholars and a reference ebook for researchers
  • Provides details on integration of method and know-how on thermochemical conversion of biomass

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The combustion process is essentially nonselective in its use in biomass feedstock as compared to other conversion processes, and it converts the biomass feedstock to products of CO2 and water along with smaller amounts of other species, depending on the composition of feedstock and process parameters. However, the complex array of biomass composition still has a significant influence on its combustion behavior. Combustion of biomass is heavily influenced by the properties of feedstocks. The amount of heat released during combustion depends on the energy content of the feedstock along with the conversion efficiency of the reaction.

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