3. The Effect of Physical, Chemical, and Biological Pretreatments of Biomass on its Anaerobic Digestibility and Biogas Production

  1. Ackmez Mudhoo
  1. Katerina Stamatelatou1,
  2. Georgia Antonopoulou2,
  3. Ioanna Ntaikou2 and
  4. Gerasimos Lyberatos2,3

Published Online: 1 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch3

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

How to Cite

Stamatelatou, K., Antonopoulou, G., Ntaikou, I. and Lyberatos, G. (2012) The Effect of Physical, Chemical, and Biological Pretreatments of Biomass on its Anaerobic Digestibility and Biogas Production, in Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion (ed A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University, of Thrace, Vas. Sofias 12, 67100, Xanthi, Greece

  2. 2

    Institute of Chemical Engineering and High Temperature, Chemical Processes, 26504 Patras, Greece

  3. 3

    School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical, University of Athens, Zografou Campus, Athens 15780, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118062852

Online ISBN: 9781118404089

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Keywords:

  • pretreatment;
  • anaerobic digestion;
  • lignocellulosic;
  • sludge;
  • thermal;
  • biological;
  • chemical;
  • sonication;
  • mechanical

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pretreatment Methods for Lignocellulosic Biomass

  • Pretreatment Methods for Sewage Sludge

  • Concluding Note