Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as Green Solvent

1st Edition - October 29, 2019

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  • Editors: Dr Inamuddin, Abdullah Asiri, Arun Isloor
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128173893
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128173886

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Green Sustainable Processes for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as Green Solvent provides an in-depth review on the area of green processes for the industry, focusing on the separation, purification and extraction of medicinal, biological and bioactive compounds utilizing supercritical carbon dioxide as a green solvent and their applications in pharmaceuticals, polymers, leather, paper, water filtration, textiles and more. Chapters explore polymerization, polymer composite production, polymer blending, particle production, microcellular foaming, polymer processing using supercritical carbon dioxide, and a method for the production of micro- and nano-scale particles using supercritical carbon dioxide that focuses on the pharmaceutical industry. A brief introduction and limitations to the practical use of supercritical carbon dioxide as a reaction medium are also discussed, as are the applications of supercritical carbon dioxide in the semiconductor processing industry for wafer processing and its advantages and obstacles.

Key Features

  • Reviews available green solvents for extraction, separation, purification and synthesis
  • Outlines environmentally friendly chemical processes in many applications, i.e., organic reactions, metal recovery, etc.
  • Includes numerous, real industrial applications, such as polymers, pharmaceuticals, leather, paper, water filtration, textiles, food, oils and fats, and more
  • Gives detailed accounts of the application of supercritical CO2 in polymer production and processing
  • Provides a process for extraction, seperation and purification of compounds of biological medicinal importance
  • Gives methods for nanoparticle production using supercritical carbon dioxide
  • Provides a systematic discussion on the solubility of organic and organometallic compounds


Post-graduates, researchers, and academics in chemistry, physics, biology, biotechnology, and other interdisciplinary fields of science and technology as well as biochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical and materials synthesis industries

Table of Contents

  • 1. Polymer production and processing using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Ajazuddin Ajazuddin

    2. Extraction of bio-oils from algae using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Alok Patel

    3. Extraction of catechins from green tea using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Amit Alexander

    4. Application of supercritical CO2 for enhanced oil recovery

    Anabela Romano

    5. Metal recovery using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Daniel Bertuol

    6. Use of supercritical CO2 in alkylations reactions

    Dhanya Sunil

    7. Extraction of phytochemicals from saffron by supercritical carbon dioxide

    Emma Suali

    8. Extraction of bioactive compounds

    Fernanda Wariss Figueiredo Bezerra

    9. Extraction of green propolis using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Fernando Pellegrini Pessoa Sr.

    10. Solubility of Pharmaceutical Compounds in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide: Application, Experimental and Mathematical Modelling

    Gholamreza Pazuki

    11. Decaffeination using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Giovani Leone Zabot

    12. Super critical fluids for the extraction of oleoresins and plant phenolics

    gun hean chong

    13. Applications of supercritical carbon dioxide in textile industry

    Heri Septya Kusuma

    14. Hydrogenation of fats and oils using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Ming Bao

    15. Extraction of bioactives from citrus

    Mudasir Yaqoob

    16. Solubility of organic compounds in supercritical carbon dioxide

    Mudasir Ahmad Shagoo

    17. Super critical carbon dioxide extraction of marigold

    Muhammad Mushtaq

    18. Industrial polymer synthesis using supercritical carbon dioxide

    Natascha Cheikhyoussef

    19. Solubility of organometallic complexes in supercritical carbon dioxide

    Shahryar Jafarinejad

Product details

  • No. of pages: 506
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: October 29, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128173893
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128173886

About the Editors

Dr Inamuddin

Inamuddin is an assistant professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, electrochemistry, renewable energy, and environmental science. He has worked on different research projects funded by various government agencies and universities and is the recipient of awards, including the Fast-Track Young Scientist Award and the Young Researcher of the Year Award 2020 of the university. He has published about 189 research articles in various international scientific journals, 18 book chapters, and 144 edited books with multiple well-known publishers. His current research interests include ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors, and bending actuators.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Abdullah Asiri

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than 800 Publications in international journals, seven book chapters, and ten books

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemistry Department, Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Arun Isloor

Arun Isloor obtained his Ph.D degree from Mangalore University, India and completed his postdoctoral research at Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel. Currently, he is serving as Associate Professor in Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal-India. His research interests include membrane technology for water purification and other separation processes, nanomaterials synthesis and medicinal chemistry. He has successfully guided 16 candidates for their Ph.D and published more than 200 papers. His current Scopus ‘h’ index is 25 and one US patent in his credit and few more have been filed. He is having active research collaborations in many counties and delivered more than 40 invited lectures in the national/International conferences. He has published more than 100 science and technology related articles in India’s leading magazines and newspapers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India

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