Algal Biofuels: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Algal Biofuels

1st Edition

Edited by Leonel Pereira

CRC Press

202 pages | 7 Color Illus. | 31 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781498752312
pub: 2017-07-10
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pub: 2017-07-28
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Algae presents a viable biofuel alternative because the production of algae for fuel, unlike other agro-based biofuels, does not compete with food production. This book covers algae-based biofuel options and discusses the design and economic viability of algal bioenergy co-production concepts.

Table of Contents

Microalgae Biotechnologies… Possible Frameworks from Biofuel to Biobased Products

Vitor V. Vieira, Luis T. Guerra, Joana F. Lapa, Diana B. Fonseca, Luis F. Costa and Edgar T. Santos

Use of Wastewater to Improve the Economic Feasibility of Microalgae-Based Biofuels

Ana L. Gonçalves, Sérgio L. Pereira, Vítor J.P. Vilar and José C.M. Pires

Biodiesel Production from Microalgae

Sarmidi Amin and Kurniadhi Prabandono

Biorefinery Approach to the Use of Macroalgae as Feedstock for Biofuels

Ana M. López-Contreras, Paulien F. H. Harmsen, Xiaoru Hou, Wouter J.J. Huijgen, Arlene K. Ditchfield, Bryndis Bjornsdottir, Oluwatosin O. Obata, Gudmundur O. Hreggvidsson, Jaap W. van Hal and Anne-Belinda Bjerre

Thermochemical Treatment

Filomena Pinto, Paula Costa and Miguel Miranda

Ethanol Production from Macroalgae Biomass

Jorge M. T. B. Varejão and Raphaela Nazaré

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels