New PDF release: Algae Biotechnology: Products and Processes

By Faizal Bux, Yusuf Chisti

ISBN-10: 3319123335

ISBN-13: 9783319123332

ISBN-10: 3319123343

ISBN-13: 9783319123349

This ebook examines the usage of algae for the advance of important items and strategies with the emphasis in the direction of eco-friendly applied sciences and methods, and the necessities to make those workable. Serving as a whole reference consultant to the creation of biofuels and different price additional items from micro and macro algae, it covers a number of elements of algal biotechnology from the fundamentals to giant scale cultivation, harvesting and processing for quite a few items. it's authored and edited by way of revered international specialists within the box of algal biotechnology and offers the hottest and leading edge info on advancements within the box. over the last decade there was monstrous concentration and comparable literature at the program of algal biomass for the iteration of novel techniques and items. ‘Algae Biotechnology: items and approaches’ features a holistic method of seriously comparing advancements within the box of algal biotechnology while making an allowance for fresh advances and development at the physique of data. facets of the consequences of destructive algae also are mentioned, in addition to the aptitude advertisement program of algal biotechnology, the techno-economic feasibility of algal biodiesel construction and using genetic and metabolic engineering for the development of yield. different bioenergy assets akin to alcohol fuels, aviation fuels, biohydrogen and biogas also are lined. This booklet is meant for postgraduates and researchers operating within the biofuels and algal undefined; it constitutes excellent reference fabric for either early level and tested researchers.

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Terry, K. , & Raymond, L. P. (1985). System design for the autotrophic production of microalgae. Enyzme and Microbial Technology, 7, 474–487. Tran, K. , Mendoza Martin, J. , Banks, C. , Acien Fernandez, F. , & Molina, Grima E. (2014). Cultivation and anaerobic digestion of Scenedesmus spp. grown in a pilot-scale open raceway. Algal Research, 5, 95–102. Turner, J. , & Tester, P. A. (1997). Toxic marine phytoplankton, zooplankton grazers, and pelagic food webs. Limnology and Oceanography, 42, 1203–1214.

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In practice, the average flow velocity in the channel is kept much higher than the minimum required to attain a Reynolds number value of 8000. In ponds with semicircular ends (Fig. 1), curved baffles or flow deflectors are commonly installed at both ends (Fig. 2). The baffles ensure a uniformity of flow throughout the curved bend and minimizes the formation of dead zones (Chisti 2012). Dead zones adversely affect mixing, allow solids to settle, and cause unwanted energy losses (Chisti 2012). Other methods of preventing the development of the dead zones have been discussed in the literature (Chisti 2012; Sompech et al.

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