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Char and Carbon Materials Derived from Biomass: Production, Characterization and Applications provides an overview of biomass char production methods (pyrolysis, hydrothermal carbonization, etc.), along with the characterization techniques typically used (Scanning Electronic Microscopy, X-Ray Fluorescence, Nitrogen adsorption, etc.) In addition, the book includes a discussion of the various properties of biomass chars and their suitable recovery processes, concluding with a demonstration of applications. As biomass can be converted to energy, biofuels and bioproducts via thermochemical conversion processes, such as combustion, pyrolysis and gasification, this book is ideal for professionals in energy production and storage fields, as well as professionals in waste treatment, gas treatment, and more.
- Provides a discussion of sources of biomass feedstocks, such as agricultural, woody plants and food processing residue
- Discusses the various production processes of biomass chars, including pyrolysis and hydrothermal carbonization
- Explores various applications of biomass chars within different industries, including energy and agronomy
Researchers and engineers in the field of materials for renewable energy, agriculture, fuel processing, and environmental science
1. Biomass Feedstocks
2. Chars Production
3. Chars characterization
4. Biochar for Soil Amendment
5. Chars Combustion
6. Chars Gasification
7. Adsorbents for gas and water treatment
9. Gas storage
Camélia Matei Ghimbeu
Camélia Matei Ghimbeu
11. Chars in iron and steel industries
Rita Khanna and Kejiang Li
12. Sustainability of chars productions and application
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- © Elsevier 2019
- 19th March 2019
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Dr. Mejdi Jeguirim is a Professor at the University of Haute Alsace (France) in the field of energy, process engineering and kinetics modelling. He has co-authored more than 150 referred international journal papers in his research field and is a member of the editorial boards for the following international journals: Energy, Energies, Energy for Sustainable Development, Biofuels, International Journal of Green Energy. He is involved as a scientific expert for more than 50 international scientific journals as well as for several national and international research programs. He has received the French National Research Excellence Award for researcher with high level scientific activity for the 2009-2012, 2013-2016 and 2017-2020 periods. Recently, Prof. Jeguirim has integrated the World’s Top 2% Scientists ranking established by Stanford University.
Associate Professor, University of Alsace, Alsace, France
Dr. Lionel Limousy is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Materials Science of Mulhouse. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry from the University of Haute Alsace. He has serves as a guest editor for IJCRE, CR Chimie, ESD, ESPR and Energies and Biofuel. Dr. Limousy’s research interests include Biomass Valorisation; Exhaust gas treatment; Biological wastewater treatment; and Membrane filtration.
Associate Professor, Sciences et Techniques de Mulhouse, France
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