Advances in Catalysts for Liquid Biofuel Production Processes

Authored by: Vincenzo Russo , Riccardo Tesser , Martino Di Serio , M.R. Riazi , David Chiaramonti

Biofuels Production and Processing Technology

Print publication date:  October  2017
Online publication date:  October  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498778930
eBook ISBN: 9781315155067
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In this chapter, the state-of-the-art catalysts used to produce the most common liquid biofuels are reviewed. In particular, the catalysts used to produce biofuels from either oils and fats or cellulose lignin feedstocks will be discussed. Attention will be paid to discussing the recent advances in the current catalytic technologies, showing for each the related drawbacks and possible perspectives.

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