8. Pyrolysis Oils from Biomass and Their Upgrading

  1. Haibo Xie3 and
  2. Nicholas Gathergood4
  1. Qirong Fu1,
  2. Haibo Xie3 and
  3. Dimitris S. Argyropoulos1,2

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch8

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

How to Cite

Fu, Q., Xie, H. and Argyropoulos, D. S. (2012) Pyrolysis Oils from Biomass and Their Upgrading, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    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

    Organic Chemistry of Wood Components Laboratory, Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland

  3. 3

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

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:

  • biomass pyrolysis oils;
  • bio-oils and fast pyrolysis;
  • bio-oil upgrading hydrogenation;
  • bio-oil catalytic steam reforming;
  • bio-oil fuel, cost factor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bio-Oil Preparation

  • Bio-Oil

  • Upgrading of Bio-Oils

  • Conclusions

  • References