7. Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass for Energy and Chemicals: Technologies at Various Scales

  1. Jan Harmsen3 and
  2. Joseph B. Powell4
  1. R. H. Venderbosch1 and
  2. W. Prins1,2

Published Online: 14 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch7

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

How to Cite

Venderbosch, R. H. and Prins, W. (2010) Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass for Energy and Chemicals: Technologies at Various Scales, in Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact (eds J. Harmsen and J. B. Powell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    State University Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

  2. 4

    Shell Global Solutions, Houston, Texas, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Biomass Technology Group, Enschede, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470187791

Online ISBN: 9780470586099

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Keywords:

  • biomass fast pyrolysis - wood-derived pyrolysis oil and chemicals;
  • fast pyrolysis process - fluid-bed pyrolysis and bio-oil production;
  • bio-oil - mass-energy balance and applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oil Properties

  • Fast Pyrolysis Process Technologies

  • Mass and Energy Balance for Production of Bio-oil and Char in a 2-ton/h Wood Plant

  • Bio-oil Fuel Applications

  • Chemicals from Bio-oil

  • Economics

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References