Biodiesel Production: Feedstocks, Catalysts and Technologies

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An incisive discussion of biofuel production from an economically informed technical perspective that addresses sustainability and commercialization together

In Biodiesel Production: Feedstocks, Catalysts and Technologies, renowned chemists Drs Rokhum, Halder, Ngaosuwan and Assabumrungrat present an up-to-date account of the most recent developments, challenges, and trends in biodiesel production. The book addresses select feedstocks, including edible and non-edible oils, waste cooking oil, microalgae, and animal fats, and highlights their advantages and disadvantages from a variety of perspectives. It also discusses several catalysts used in each of their methods of preparation, as well as their synthesis, reactivity, recycling techniques, and stability.

The contributions explore recently developed technologies for sustainable production of biodiesel and provides robust treatments of their sustainability, commercialization, and their prospects for future biodiesel production.

  • A thorough introduction to the various catalysts used in the preparation of biodiesel and their characteristics
  • Comprehensive explorations of biofuel production from technical and economic perspectives, with complete treatments of their sustainability and commercialization
  • Practical discussions of the development of new strategies for sustainable and economically viable biodiesel production
  • In-depth examinations of biodiesel feedstocks, catalysts, and technologies

Perfect for academic researchers and industrial scientists working in fields that involve biofuels, bioenergy, catalysis, and materials science, Biodiesel Production: Feedstocks, Catalysts and Technologies will also earn a place in the libraries of bioenergy regulators.

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ISBN-13: 9781119771333
ISBN-10: 1119771331
Pagini: 432
Dimensiuni: 170 x 257 x 28 mm
Greutate: 0.88 kg
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Chichester, United Kingdom


An overview of biodiesel production Part 1: Biodiesel feedstocks Chapter 1: Advances in Production of Biodiesel from Vegetable Oils and Animal Fats Chapter 2: Green Technologies in Valorization of Waste Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chapter 3: Non-edible Oils for Biodiesel Production: State of the Art and Future Perspectives Chapter 4: Algal Oil as a Low-Cost Feedstock for Biodiesel Production Part 2: Different Catalysts Used in Biodiesel Production Chapter 5: Homogeneous Catalysts Used in Biodiesel Production Chapter 6: Application of Metal Oxides Catalyst in Production of Biodiesel Chapter 7: Supported Metal/Metal Oxide Catalysts in Biodiesel Production Chapter 8: Mixed Metal Oxide Catalysts in Biodiesel Production Chapter 9: Nanocatalysts in Biodiesel Production Chapter 10: Sustainable Production of Biodiesel Using Ion-Exchange Resin Catalysts Chapter 11: Advances in Bifunctional Solid Catalysts for Biodiesel Production Chapter 12: Application of Catalysts Derived from Renewable Resources in Production of Biodiesel Chapter 13: Biodiesel Production Using Ionic Liquid-Based Catalysts Chapter 14: Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) as Versatile Catalysts for Biodiesel Synthesis Part 3: Technologies, By-product Valorization and Prospects of Biodiesel Production Chapter 15: Upstream Strategies (Waste Oil Feedstocks, Nonedible Oils, and Unicellular Oil Feedstocks like Microalgae) Chapter 16: Mainstream Strategies for Biodiesel Production Chapter 17: Downstream Strategies for Separation, Washing, Purification, and Alcohol Recovery in Biodiesel Production Chapter 18: Heterogeneous Catalytic Routes for Bio-glycerol-Based Acrylic Acid Synthesis Chapter 19: Sustainability, Commercialization, and Future Prospects of Biodiesel Production Chapter 20: Advanced Practices in Biodiesel Production

Notă biografică

Samuel Lalthazuala Rokhum, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Andrew EH Wheatley in the Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University, UK and Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology in Silchar, India. His research interest includes organic chemistry, material chemistry, renewable energy, and heterogeneous catalysis. He is actively engaged in numerous scientific societies and currently served as an Academic Editor of Journal of Chemistry (Hindawi) and a guest editor in several journals. Gopinath Halder, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India. As a chemical engineer, Prof. Halder has more than two decades of teaching and research experience in biofuel synthesis from non-edible and microalgal feedstock, preparation of heterogeneous carbonaceous catalyst, process optimization and bioremediation of contaminated waste water containing heavy metals, fluoride ions and pharmaceutical active compounds. Suttichai Assabumrungrat is Full Professor in Chemical Engineering, and the Director of Bio-Circular-Green economy Technology and Engineering Center (BCGeTEC), Faculty of Engineering at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. His research interest includes applications of multifunctional reactors and process intensification for chemical, petrochemical and biorefinery industries. Particular focuses are on technologies related to production of biofuels, bio-based chemicals and hydrogen as well as CO2 capture and utilization. Kanokwan Ngaosuwan is Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering at the Division of Chemical Engineering, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep, Bangkok, Thailand. She earned her Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Her research interests include biomass conversion, heterogenous catalysis and catalytic reaction engineering, and process intensification.