12. Catalytic Conversion of Glycerol

  1. Haibo Xie1 and
  2. Nicholas Gathergood2
  1. Jie Xu1,
  2. Weiqiang Yu1,
  3. Hong Ma1,
  4. Feng Wang1,
  5. Fang Lu1,
  6. Mukund Ghavre2 and
  7. Nicholas Gathergood2

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch12

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

How to Cite

Xu, J., Yu, W., Ma, H., Wang, F., Lu, F., Ghavre, M. and Gathergood, N. (2012) Catalytic Conversion of Glycerol, in The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion (eds H. Xie and N. Gathergood), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  2. 2

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Solar Energy Conversion Strategic Research Cluster, University College Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  2. 2

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Solar Energy Conversion Strategic Research Cluster, University College Dublin, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470644102

Online ISBN: 9781118449400

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Keywords:

  • glycerol catalytic conversion;
  • biodiesel-derived glycerol;
  • top 12 biomass-derived, blocks;
  • glycerol hydrogenolysis;
  • valuable chemicals with catalytic oxidation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Glycerol into Diols

  • Catalytic Oxidation of Glycerol to Valuable Chemicals

  • Dehydration of Glycerol to Valuable Intermediates

  • Production of Fuel and Fuel Additives from Glycerol

  • Other Recent Utilizations of Glycerol

  • Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References