Table of Content

Section 1 Biomass Overview and Processing
Chapter 1 Biomass – An Overview on Classification, Composition and Characterization
Sonil Nanda, Janusz A. Kozinski, and Ajay K. Dalai

Chapter 2 Lignocellulosic Biomass Feedstock Supply Logistics and System Integration
Zewei Miao, Yogendra Shastri, Tony E. Grift, and KC Ting

Chapter 3 Lignocellulosic Biomass: Feedstock Characteristics, Pretreatment Methods and Pre-Processing for Biofuel and Bioproduct Applications, U.S. and Canadian Perspective
Kingsley L. Iroba and Lope G. Tabil

Chapter 4 Biomass Harvest and Drying

Chapter 5 Biomass Size Reduction

Chapter 6 Biomass Pelletization for Energy Production
Hui Wang, Lijun Wang, Abolghasem Shahbazi

Section 2 Biomass Thermochemical and Biochemical Conversion Technologies
Chapter 7 Biomass Pyrolysis for Bio-Oil
Hui Wang, Lijun Wang, Abolghasem Shahbazi

Chapter 8 Biomass to Bio-Oil by Liquefaction
Huamin Wang and Yong Wang

Chapter 9 Biomass Gasification:  Process Overview, History, and Development
Daniel T. Howe

Chapter 10 Hydrogen Production from Catalytic Steam Co-Gasification of Waste Tyre and Palm Kernel Shell in Pilot Scale Fluidized Bed Gasifier
Suzana Yusup, Reza Alipour Moghadam, Ahmed Al Shoaibi, Murni Melati, Zakir khan, Lim Mook Tzeng, Wan Azlina A.K.GH

Chapter 11 Review of Upgrading Researches of Biomass Pyrolysis Oil to Improve its Fuel Properties
XU Junming, JIANG Jianchun, SUN Kang

Chapter 12 Bio-Oil Upgrading
Ying Zhang and Jianhua Guo

Chapter 13 Biofuel and Bio-Oil Upgrading
Changjun Liu and Yong Wang

Chapter 14 Biodiesel Production
Oscar Marin-Flores, Anna Lee Tonkovich, Yong Wang

Chapter 15 Utilization of Ceiba Pentandra Seed Oil as Potential Feedstock for Biodiesel Production
S. Yusup, M. M. Ahmad, Y. Uemura, S. Abu Bakar, R. Nik Mohamad Kamil, A.T. Quitain, S. Shari

Chapter 16 Microalgae for Biodiesel Production and Waste Water Treatment
Rifat Hasan, Bo Zhang, Lijun Wang

Chapter 17 Thermochemical Conversion of Fermentation-Derived Oxygenates to Fuels
Karthikeyan K. Ramasamy and Yong Wang

Chapter 18 Microbial Conversion of Bio-Based Chemicals: Present and Future Prospects
Huibin Zou, Guang Zhao, and Mo Xian

Chapter 19 Pretreatment Technologies for Production of Lignocellulosic Biofuels

Chapter 20 Biochemical Conversion of Ethanol from Lignocellulose: Pretreatment, Enzymes, Co-Fermentation, and Separation
Xian-Bao Zhang and Ming-Jun Zhu

Chapter 21 Bioprocessing: The Use of Thermophilic and Anaerobic Bacteria
Jing-Rong Cheng and Ming-Jun Zhu

Section 3 Integrated Biorefinery Processes
Chapter 22 Economic Analysis of Waste to Power: A Case Study of Greensboro City
Ransford R. Baidoo, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Matthew Todd and Harith Rojanala

Chapter 23 Process Design for Biological Conversion of Cattails to Ethanol

Chapter 24 Green Biorefining of Green Biomass
Shuangning Xiu and Abolghasem Shahbazi