Biofuels (Energy)

Producing Fuels and Chemicals from Lignocellulosic Biomass

SBE Special Section
Mark Holtzapple, Rocio Sierra, Aaron Smith, Cesar Granda and Mark T. Holtzapple
As oil and natural gas prices rise, lignocellulosic biomass becomes a viable feedstock for the fuel and chemical industries— provided key issues are addressed.

The ChE's Role in Energy Research and Technology

Special Section
T Calloway
Surveys of the energy-related papers presented at AIChE's annual meetings provide insights into the role of chemical engineers in energy science and engineering.

Pellets From Pretreated Biomass

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 16, 2011
Biomass supply is complicated by diversity of feedstocks, seasonal availability, and widely distributed feedstock. The costs of biomass supply and...

Sustainability of Biomass Crop Production

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 16, 2011
Woody biomass is renewable only if sustainable production is imposed. How to evaluate the benefit of different biomass crop species on a...

Growth Kinetic Study of Chlorella Vulgaris

AIChE Annual Meeting
Nov 11, 2009
Algae are simple autotrophic organisms that produce complex organic compounds from simple inorganic molecules such as carbon dioxide using energy...

Advanced Biofuels - The Path Forward

AIChE Annual Meeting
Nov 8, 2009
Oil prices go up and they come down and our ability to forecast them with any real confidence has not been particularly good. A year ago when oil...

Biomass Thermal Conversion

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 29, 2009
Papers are on topics related sustatinable supply of a wide variety of biomass feedstocks to meet the needs of evolving liquid fuel demand (...
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