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Advances in Bioenergy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128095225, 9780128097229

Advances in Bioenergy, Volume 1

1st Edition

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Serial Editors: Yebo Li Xumeng Ge
Paperback ISBN: 9780128095225
eBook ISBN: 9780128097229
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th October 2016
Page Count: 258
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Table of Contents

Chapter One. Biobutanol Production From Renewable Resources: Recent Advances

  • 1. Butanol: a Valuable Fuel Source and Chemical Feedstock
  • 2. Butanol Production Routes
  • 3. ABE Fermentation
  • 4. Renewable Feedstocks for Butanol Production
  • 5. Strain Development for Butanol Production
  • 6. Process Development for Butanol Fermentation
  • 7. Current Status and Future Prospective

Chapter Two. Catalytic Microwave Pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Fuels and Chemicals

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Biomass Conversion Technologies
  • 3. Lignocellulosic Biomass Pyrolysis for Fuels and Chemicals
  • 4. Microwave Pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Fuels and Chemicals
  • 5. Technoeconomic Evaluation of Lignocellulosic Biomass Microwave Pyrolysis
  • 6. Overall Aspects and Prospects of Microwave-Assisted Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Bio-Based Fuels and Chemicals
  • 7. Conclusions

Chapter Three. Biogas and Syngas Upgrading

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Biogas/Syngas Cleaning
  • 3. Biogas Upgrading
  • 4. Syngas Upgrading
  • 5. Conclusions

Chapter Four. Technoeconomic Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment of Bioenergy Systems

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Technoeconomic Analysis of Bioenergy Systems
  • 3. Life Cycle Assessment for Bioenergy Systems
  • 4. Handling Uncertainties in Technoeconomic Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment
  • 5. Current Applications of Technoeconomic Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment in Bioenergy Systems
  • 6. Concluding Remarks


Advances in Bioenergy is a new series that provides both principles and recent developments in various kinds of bioenergy technologies, including feedstock development, conversion technologies, energy and economics, and environmental analysis. The series uniquely provides the fundamentals of the technologies, along with reviews that will be invaluable for students in understanding the technology.

Key Features

  • Written and edited by a world leading scientist in the area of bioenergy and bioproducts
  • Includes both principles and recent developments within bioenergy technologies
  • Covers the fundamentals of the technologies and recent reviews


Researchers, students, industry and governmental regulators and policy makers


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About the Serial Editors

Yebo Li

Yebo Li

Dr. Yebo Li is a professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University (OSU). His research area is bioproducts and bioenergy with focuses on biogas production and upgrading, fermentation and separation, and thermochemical conversion of biomass for the production of biopolyols and polyurethanes. Dr. Li has written more than 230 peer reviewed journal articles and conference presentations and been awarded five patents. He has served as Division Editor, Associate Editor, and sat on Editorial Boards for several journals like Transactions of ASABE, and International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy. He is also the Co-Editor of a bioenergy textbook: Bioenergy-Principals and Applications . Dr Li has received many awards including the 2012 Rain Bird Engineering Concept of the Year Award from the American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Quasar Energy Group, Cleveland, OH, USA

Xumeng Ge

Xumeng Ge works at Quasar Energy Group, Cleveland, OH, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Quasar Energy Group, Cleveland, OH, USA