Biofuels from Algae (BOK)

Ashok Pandey

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This book provides in-depth information on basic and applied aspects of biofuels production from algae. It begins with an introduction to the topic, and follows with the basic scientific aspects of algal cultivation and its use for biofuels production, such as photo bioreactor engineering for microalgae production, open culture systems for biomass production and the economics of biomass production. It provides state-of-the-art information on synthetic biology approaches for algae suitable for biofuels production, followed by algal biomass harvesting, algal oils as fuels, biohydrogen production from algae, formation/production of co-products, and more. The book also covers topics such as metabolic engineering and molecular biology for algae for fuel production, life cycle assessment and scale-up and commercialization. It is highly useful and helps you to plan new research and design new economically viable processes for the production of clean fuels from algae. It covers in a comprehensive but concise way most of the algae biomass conversion technologies currently available. It lists all the products produced from algae, i.e. biohydrogen, fuel oils, etc., their properties and potential uses. It includes the economics of the various processes and the necessary steps for scaling them up.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Ashok Pandey
Elsevier Science & Technology
ISBN 9780444595584
Antall sider 348 Dimensjoner 19,7cm x 23,7cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 908 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Ashok Pandey, Carlos Ricardo Soccol, Duu-Jong Lee, Yusuf Chisti