Efficiency of Biomass Energy

An Exergy Approach to Biofuels, Power, and Biorefineries
Product Number: EB00681238
Released: Jul 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119118145
Publisher: Wiley
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Description

Details energy and exergy efficiencies of all major aspects of bioenergy systems -Covers all major bioenergy processes starting from photosynthesis and cultivation of biomass feedstocks and ending with final bioenergy products, like power, biofuels, and chemicals -Each chapter includes historical developments, chemistry, major technologies, applications as well as energy, environmental and economic aspects in order to serve as an introduction to biomass and bioenergy -A separate chapter introduces a beginner in easy accessible way to exergy analysis and the similarities and differences between energy and exergy efficiencies are underlined -Includes case studies and illustrative examples of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation biofuels production, power and heat generation (thermal plants, fuel cells, boilers), and biorefineries -Traditional fossil fuels-based technologies are also described in order to compare with the corresponding bioenergy systems

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Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: May 11, 2016

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