In order to reach high levels of processing efficiency, it also covers techniques and applications of natural-resource mass and energy conservation
It provides an overview of process development in biomass conversion systems with focus on biorefineries involving the production and coproduction of fuels, heating, cooling, and chemicals
Providing a comprehensive, multi-dimensional analysis of various aspects of bioenergy systems, the book is suitable for both academic researchers and energy professionals in industry.
Technical, economic, environmental, and social aspects of biorefineries are discussed and reconciled
The assessment scales vary from unit- to process- and life-cycle or supply chain levels
The chapters are written by leading experts from around the world, and present an integrated set of contributions
The scope includes grassroots and retrofitting applications