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Biorefinery and the Emerging Biomass Economy (Hardcover) (William Maher Nelson)

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Biomass is renewable organic materials, such as wood, agricultural crops or wastes, and municipal wastes, especially when used as a source of fuel or energy. This book overviews topics including economics, LCA, sustainable agriculture, chemistry, engineering, and policy. It discusses both energy from biomass and using biomass feedstocks to replace petroleum in the production of chemicals. The value of this volume is in its practical descriptions of the science, technology, and limitations of the modern, practical biorefinery.

Biomass is renewable organic materials, such as wood, agricultural crops or wastes, and municipal wastes, especially when used as a source of fuel or energy. This book overviews topics including economics, LCA, sustainable agriculture, chemistry, engineering, and policy. It discusses both energy from biomass and using biomass feedstocks to replace petroleum in the production of chemicals. The value of this volume is in its practical descriptions of the science, technology, and limitations of the modern, practical biorefinery.

Number of Pages: 550
Genre: Nature, Science, Technology
Sub-Genre: Environmental Conservation + Protection, Chemistry / General
Series Title: Sustainability
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: William Maher Nelson
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2019
TCIN: 15539556
UPC: 9781466582743
Item Number (DPCI): 248-87-3894
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