Search for dissertations about: "corn stover"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words corn stover.

  1. 1. Fuel Ethanol Production from Corn Stover: Optimization of Steam Pretreatment and Improvement of Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation

    Author : Karin Öhgren; Institutionen för kemiteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; fuels and explosives technology; petrochemistry; Carbochemistry; Kemiteknik och kemisk teknologi; Chemical technology and engineering; Energiforskning; corn stover; Energy research; prehydrolysis; enzymatic hydrolysis; SSF; SO2; steam pretreatment; Ethanol production; Petrokemi; bränslen; sprängämnen; pentose fermentation;

    Abstract : Fuel ethanol, produced from biomass, could well be tomorrow's replacement for gasoline. This thesis deals with the production of fuel ethanol from corn stover using an enzymatic process consisting of the following main steps: steam pretreatment of the raw material, enzymatic hydrolysis, fermentation of the sugars and ethanol refining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of Pretreatment and Process Configurations for Combined Ethanol and Biogas Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass

    Author : Pia-Maria Bondesson; Institutionen för kemiteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ethanol; biogas; lignocellulose; steam pretreatment; acid catalyst; acetic acid; phosphoric acid; sulphuric acid; xylose fermentation; co-fermentation; process design; SSCF;

    Abstract : In view of global climate change and the increasing energy demand there is a need for renewable energy resources. This thesis discusses an energy-driven biorefinery concept based on the agricultural residues corn stover and wheat straw. The work is divided into two main parts. READ MORE