13. Ultrasonics for Enhanced Fluid Biofuel Production

  1. Haibo Xie2 and
  2. Nicholas Gathergood3
  1. David Grewell and
  2. Melissa Montalbo-Lomboy

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch13

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

How to Cite

Grewell, D. and Montalbo-Lomboy, M. (2012) Ultrasonics for Enhanced Fluid Biofuel Production, 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.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    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. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, USA

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:

  • ultrasonics for enhanced fluid biofuel;
  • ultrasonics, and effect in liquids;
  • “high-powered ultrasonics”;
  • ultrasonics in biofuel production;
  • unforeseen chemical pathways

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ultrasonics

  • Near and Far Field

  • Biofuels Feedstock and Processing

  • Ultrasonics and Biofuels

  • Industrial Systems

  • Conclusions/Summary

  • References