Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel

Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel

Present Technologies and Future Trends

1st Edition - January 22, 2021

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  • Authors: Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio, Araceli Guadalupe Romero-Izquierdo, Fernando Israel Gómez Castro, Salvador Hernández
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128231715
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128197196

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Production Processes of Renewable Aviation Fuel: Present Technologies and Future Trends presents the available production processes for renewable aviation fuel, including the application of intensification and energy integration strategies. Despite biofuels have gained a lot of interest in the last years, renewable aviation fuel is one of the less studied. In the last ten years, there has been an incredible growth in the number of patents and articles related with its production processes. Several transformation pathways have been proposed, and new ones have been outlined. The book contains the main information about the production processes of renewable aviation fuel, considering international standards, available technologies, and recent scientific contributions. It also outlines the motivation for the development of renewable aviation fuel, and its main processing pathways from the different renewable raw materials. In addition, the application of intensification and energy integration strategies is presented, along with the identified future trends in this area

Key Features

  • Includes the motivation for the development of renewable aviation fuel and applicable standards
  • Describes the processing pathways from biomass to produce renewable aviation fuel
  • Presents the application of intensification and energy integration strategies for the production of renewable aviation fuel
  • The future trends in the production processes of renewable aviation fuel are discussed

Readership

Undergrad and grad students in the areas of Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Table of Contents

  • 1. Biojet fuel: driving the aviation sector to sustainability
    2. Renewable feedstock and its conversion routes to biojet fuel
    3. Production processes for the conversion of triglyceride feedstock
    4. Production processes for the conversion of sugar and starchy feedstock
    5. Production processes for the conversion of lignocellulosic feedstock
    6. Process intensification and process integration in the production of biojet fuel
    7. Supply chain for the production of biojet fuel
    8. The future trends in the production of biojet fuel

Product details

  • No. of pages: 266
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: January 22, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128231715
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128197196

About the Authors

Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio

Dr. Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio got her Master and Ph.D. degrees from Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya in 2003 and 2007, respectively. Currently, she is professor-researcher at Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro and she is member of the National Research System of Mexico. Her research interest is in the area of intensification and optimization of renewable aviation fuel production processes. She has published more than 30 papers, 8 book chapters and 1 book.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor-Researcher, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Santiago de Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico

Araceli Guadalupe Romero-Izquierdo

Araceli Guadalupe Romero-Izquierdo got her Master degree in the Chemical Engineering Department in the Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico in 2015. He stayed as scholar researcher at Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro and Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán in 2014 and 2017, respectively. Currently, he is PhD student at Universidad de Guanajuato, under the direction of Profrs. Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio, Fernando Israel Gómez-Castro and Salvador Hernández. Her research interest is in the area of biorefineries design, considering as main process the production of renewable aviation fuel. She has published 4 articles in indexed journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemical Engineering Department, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Fernando Israel Gómez Castro

Dr. Fernando Israel Gómez-Castro got his Master and Ph.D. degrees in Universidad de Guanajuato (2007) and Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya (2010), respectively. He stayed as scholar researcher at Texas A&M University. Currently, he is professor-researcher at Universidad de Guanajuato and he is member of the National Research System of Mexico. His research interest is in the area of control studies and optimization of biofuel production processes, including renewable aviation fuel. He has published 35 papers, 15 book chapters and 2 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor-Researcher, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Salvador Hernández

Dr. Salvador Hernández got his Master and Ph.D. degrees in Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya in 1993 and 1998, respectively. He stayed as scholar researcher at University of Delaware. Currently, he is professor-researcher at Universidad de Guanajuato and he is member of the National Research System of Mexico. His research interest is in the area of design an intensification of biofuels production processes, including renewable aviation fuel. He has published more than 80 papers and 7 book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor-Researcher, Chemical Engineering Department, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

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