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Woody Biomass Pretreatment for Cellulosic Ethanol Production: Technology and Energy Consumption

Description:
This review presents a comprehensive discussion of the key technical issues in woody biomass pretreatment: barriers to efficient cellulose saccharification, pretreatment energy consumption, in particular energy consumed for wood-size reduction, and criteria to evaluate the performance of a pretreatment.

Related Topics:
1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

Associated Grade Levels:
9-10

Related Sub-Topics

1.6 Chemical and nuclear reactions involve transfer and transformation of energy.

8.3 Pretreatment processess makes sugars more available.