Biofuels from Algae

Written By Ashok Pandey
Biofuels from Algae
  • Publsiher : Newnes
  • Release : 08 August 2013
  • ISBN : 0444595821
  • Pages : 348 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biofuels from Algae written by Ashok Pandey which was release on 08 August 2013, this book published by Newnes. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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. Covers in a comprehensive but concise way most of the algae biomass conversion technologies currently available Lists all the products produced from algae, i.e. biohydrogen, fuel oils, etc., their properties and potential uses Includes the economics of the various processes and the necessary steps for scaling them up

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Ashok Pandey,Duu-Jong Lee,Yusuf Chisti,Carlos R. Soccol
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : 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 ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Kuan-Yeow Show,Duu-Jong Lee
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : Extensive effort is being made globally to develop various biofuels as an inexhaustible and renewable energy source. Biofuels are viewed as promising alternatives to conventional fossil fuels because they have the potential to eliminate major environmental problems such as global warming and climate change created by fossil fuels. Among the ...

Algae for Biofuels and Energy

Algae for Biofuels and Energy
  • Author : Michael A. Borowitzka,Navid R. Moheimani
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-11
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : Microalgae are one of the most studied potential sources of biofuels and bioenergy. This book covers the key steps in the production of renewable biofuels from microalgae - strain selection, culture systems, inorganic carbon utilisation, lipid metabolism and quality, hydrogen production, genetic engineering, biomass harvesting, extraction. Greenhouse gas and techno-economic ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Man Kee Lam,Keat Teong Lee
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : Algae are currently being considered as a versatile feedstock for biofuel production because of their fast growth rate and high biomass productivity. Algae could simultaneously act as a carbon sink and water purifier if their cultivation were coupled with flue gas and wastewater treatment, respectively. Hence, an understanding of the ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Carlos José DalmasNeto,Eduardo Bittencourt Sydney,Ricardo Assmann,DolivarCoraucci Neto,Carlos Ricardo Soccol
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : Biofuel production from microalgae has been gaining importance in recent years as an alternative (nonpolluting) fuel source, but the industry faces economic challenges. In this context, a feasible technology of bio-oil production from microalgal biomass through fast pyrolysis is presented in this chapter. A microalga was cultivated in a cheap ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Pierre Collet,Daniele Spinelli,Laurent Lardon,Arnaud Hélias,Jean-Philippe Steyer,Olivier Bernard
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : Fossil-fuel depletion and attempts at global-warming mitigation have motivated the development of biofuels. Several feedstock and transformation pathways into biofuel have been proposed as an alternative to the usual fuels. Recently, microalgae have attracted a good deal of attention because of the promise of reduced competition with food crops and ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Rawel Singh,Thallada Bhaskar,Bhavya Balagurumurthy
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : Energy security, increasing oil prices, fossil resource depletion, and climate change are some of the greatest challenges faced by mankind at present. Third-generation biofuel feedstock and micro-and macroalgae have many advantages over the first and second generations of biofuels. In addition, defatted algae can also be used as a feedstock ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : A. Catarina Guedes,Helena M. Amaro,Isabel Sousa-Pinto,F. Xavier Malcata
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : There are several difficulties in developing algal biofuels that can fully replace fossil fuels; the main challenges relate to lower environmental impact (including the possibility of CO2 sequestering and wastewater treatment) and economic feasibility. To date, most studies have focused on selection of species, coupled with optimization of cultivation, biomass ...

Algal Biofuels

Algal Biofuels
  • Author : Leonel Pereira
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-28
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : 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....

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : S. Venkata Mohan,M. Prathima Devi,G. Venkata Subhash,Rashmi Chandra
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : Biologically produced fuels are considered potential and viable alternatives to meet the world’s fuel requirements. In this context, algal-based oil is of significant importance due to its renewable and carbon-neutral nature. Biosynthesis of triglycerides by utilizing CO2 (by biofixation) or wastewater under stress conditions via photoautotrophic, heterotrophic (photo/dark), ...

Algal Biofuels

Algal Biofuels
  • Author : Sanjay Kumar Gupta,Anushree Malik,Faizal Bux
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-02-26
  • Total pages : 466
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : This edited volume focuses on comprehensive state-of-the-art information about the practical aspects of cultivation, harvesting, biomass processing and biofuel production from algae. Chapters cover topics such as synthetic ecological engineering approaches towards sustainable production of biofuel feedstock, and algal biofuel production processes using wastewater. Readers will also discover more about ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 83
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : During the last decades, algae received increasing interest as potential source of advanced biofuels production resulting in a considerable attention from research, industry and policy makers. We report on the current-status of technology options for the potential exploitation of algae (of both macro- and microalgae species) in the biofuels and ...

Microalgae as a Feedstock for Biofuels

Microalgae as a Feedstock for Biofuels
  • Author : Luisa Gouveia
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-01-31
  • Total pages : 68
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : This Brief provides a concise review of the potential use of microalgae for biofuel production. The following topics are highlighted: the advantages of microalgae over conventional biofuel-producing crops; technological processes for energy production using microalgae; microalgal biomass production systems, production rates and costs; algae cultivation strategies and main culture parameters; ...

Biofuels from Algae

Biofuels from Algae
  • Author : Su-Chiung Fang
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-08-08
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : With increased energy demand, diminished fossil fuel reserves, elevated concerns over the impacts of increasing CO2 on climate change, and unpredictable foreign suppliers, the development of sustainable and renewable fuels has become a top priority. Microalgae are photosynthetic organisms that are able to convert sunlight, CO2, and water into organic ...

Algae and Environmental Sustainability

Algae and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Bhaskar Singh,Kuldeep Bauddh,Faizal Bux
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Total pages : 181
  • ISBN : 0444595821
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Summary : This book presents the dynamic role of algae in a sustainable environment. Two major aspects, namely bioenergy and bioremediation, have been elaborated in various chapter contributed by scientists and teachers from different geographical areas throughout the world. Algal biofuels is an emerging area of equal interest to researchers, industries, and ...