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Main Title Introduction to chemicals from biomass /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Clark, James H.
Deswarte, Fabien E. I.
Publisher Wiley,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 213375885
ISBN 0470058056 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780470058053 (cloth : alk. paper)
Subjects Biomass chemicals. ; Organic compounds. ; Biomasseverarbeitung. ; Organische Verbindungen.
Internet Access
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  TP248.B55I68 2008 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/09/2012
Collation xiv, 184 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The biorefinery concept-an integrated approach -- The chemical value of biomass -- Green chemical technologies -- Production of chemicals from biomass -- Biomaterials -- Production of energy from biomass. "Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass presents an overview of the use of bioresources in the 21st century for the manufacture of major chemical and material products. The book covers resources, chemical composition of biomass, key factors affecting composition, biorefinery concepts, utilization of wastes, extraction technologies, controlled pyrolysis, fermentation and platform molecules and green chemical technologies for their conversion to valuable chemicals." "Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass will prove useful to both academic and industrial scientists involved in process/industrial chemistry within the areas of biotechnology, chemical engineering, fine and bulk chemical production, agriculture, crop science and energy & power generation."--BOOK JACKET.