17. Lignocellulosics as a Renewable Feedstock for Chemical Industry: Chemical Hydrolysis and Pretreatment Processes

  1. Rashmi Sanghi and
  2. Vandana Singh
  1. Ian M. O'Hara1,
  2. Zhanying Zhang1,
  3. William O.S. Doherty1 and
  4. Christopher M. Fellows2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch17

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

How to Cite

O'Hara, I. M., Zhang, Z., Doherty, W. O.S. and Fellows, C. M. (2011) Lignocellulosics as a Renewable Feedstock for Chemical Industry: Chemical Hydrolysis and Pretreatment Processes, in Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation (eds R. Sanghi and V. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

  2. 2

    Chetnistry, School of Science and Technology, The University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943083

Online ISBN: 9781118287705

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Keywords:

  • Acid;
  • alkaline;
  • ammonia explosion;
  • biomass;
  • carbon dioxide explosion;
  • catalysis;
  • cellulose;
  • comminution;
  • extrusion;
  • hemicellulose;
  • hydrolysis;
  • lignin;
  • lignocellulosic;
  • organosolv;
  • organic acid;
  • polymer;
  • pretreatment;
  • renewable;
  • steam explosion;
  • ionic liquids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lignocellulosic Biomass Structure

  • Biomass Hydrolysis Processes

  • Biomass Pretreatment Processes

  • Conclusions