Potential Source of Energy and Chemical Products: Sections 5–8

  1. Prof. M. Roehr
  1. Prof. Dr. Naim Kosaric1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Fazilet Vardar-Sukan2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602348.ch2b

The Biotechnology of Ethanol: Classical and Future Applications

The Biotechnology of Ethanol: Classical and Future Applications

How to Cite

Kosaric, N. and Vardar-Sukan, F. (2000) Potential Source of Energy and Chemical Products: Sections 5–8, in The Biotechnology of Ethanol: Classical and Future Applications (ed M. Roehr), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602348.ch2b

Editor Information

  1. Institut für Biochemische Technologie und Mikrobiologie, Technische Universität, Getreidemarkt 9/12, 1060 Wien, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Western Ontario, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, London, Ontario N6A 5B9, Canada

  2. 2

    Ege University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Bornova 35000, Izmir, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301997

Online ISBN: 9783527602346

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Keywords:

  • fermentation modes;
  • batch processes;
  • semi-continuous processes;
  • continuous processes;
  • industrial processes;
  • bioreactors;
  • by-products;
  • economic aspects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fermentation Modes of Industrial Interest

    • Batch Process

    • Fed-Batch Processes

    • Semi-Continuous Processes

    • Continuous Processes

  • Industrial Processes

    • Types of Bioreactors for Ethanol Production

      • Solid Phase Fermentation (Ex-Ferm Process)

      • Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation (SSF) Process

      • Recycle Systems

      • Novel Reactors for On-Line Product Removal

    • Some Examples of Industrial Processes

      • Ethanol from Corn

      • Ethanol from Cassava Root

      • Ethanol from Potatoes

      • Ethanol from Jerusalem Artichoke Tubers (Topinambur)

      • Ethanol from Carob Pod Extract

      • Ethanol from Cellulose

        • Dilute Sulfuric Acid Process

        • Strong Acid Hydrolysis Process

        • Ethanol Production from Agricultural Residues via Acid Hydrolysis

        • Ethanol from Newspaper via Enzymatic Hydrolysis

        • Ethanol from Municipal Solid Waste via Acid Hydrolysis

      • Ethanol from Waste Sulfite Liquor (WSL)

      • Ethanol from Whey

  • By-Products of Ethanol Fermentation

    • Waste Biomass

    • Stillage

    • Carbon Dioxide

    • Fusel Oils

  • Economic and Energy Aspects of Ethanol Fermentation

    • Ethanol from Jerusalem Artichokes (A Case Study)

    • Energetics

      • Ethanol from Corn

      • Ethanol from Sugarcane and Cassava

      • Ethanol from Wood

      • Ethanol from Cornstalks