Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128173886, 9780128173893

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

1st Edition

Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as Green Solvent

Editors: Dr. Inamuddin Abdullah M. Asiri Arun Isloor
Paperback ISBN: 9780128173886
eBook ISBN: 9780128173893
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th October 2019
Page Count: 506
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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


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About the Editor

Dr. Inamuddin

Inamuddin is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 93 research articles in international journals of repute and seventeen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published nineteen edited books with Springer, United Kingdom, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. U.S.A., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland and Materials Science Forum, U.S.A. He is the member of various editorial boards of the journals and also serving as associate editor for a journal Environmental Chemistry Letter, Springer-Nature and editorial board member for Scientific Reports-Nature. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. He is a life member of the Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Abdullah M. Asiri

Prof. Dr. Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed Asiri, received his Ph.D. (1995) from the University of Wales Cardiff, U.K. on Tribochromic compounds and their applications. He is chairman of the chemistry department, King Abdulaziz University and also Director of the Center of Excellence for advanced Materials Research; and Director of the Education Affair Unit–Deanship of Community services. He is a member of Advisory committee for advancing materials, (National Technology Plan, King Abdul Aziz City of Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). His research interests include: Color chemistry, Synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, Synthesis of novel colorants and coloration of textiles and plastics, Molecular Modeling, Applications of organic materials into optics such as OEDS, and High performance organic Dyes and pigments., New applications of organic photochromic compounds; Organic synthesis of heterocyclic compounds as precursor for dyes. Synthesis of polymers functionalized with organic dyes and. preparation of some coating formulations for different applications. He is member of the Editorial boards for the Journal of the Saudi Chemical Society, the Journal of King Abdul Aziz University, Pigment and Resin Technology, Organic Chemistry Insights, and Libertas Academica.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, 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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