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Proc. ASME. MSEC2013, Volume 2: Systems; Micro and Nano Technologies; Sustainable Manufacturing, V002T04A006, June 10–14, 2013
Paper No: MSEC2013-1143
... There are many concerns taking place due to the reliability and sustainability of petroleum-based liquid transportation fuels. The importance of finding an alternative fuel source to the petroleum-based fuels is in high demand. One promising alternative is cellulosic biofuels that offer numerous...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2013, Volume 2: Systems; Micro and Nano Technologies; Sustainable Manufacturing, V002T04A001, June 10–14, 2013
Paper No: MSEC2013-1050
... Biofuels derived from cellulosic biomass offer a promising alternative to petroleum-based liquid transportation fuels. Cellulosic biomass can be converted into biofuels through biochemical pathway. This pathway consists of two major conversions: sugar conversion and ethanol conversion. Sugar...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2013, Volume 2: Systems; Micro and Nano Technologies; Sustainable Manufacturing, V002T02A011, June 10–14, 2013
Paper No: MSEC2013-1044
... on pellet density and durability were also investigated. Biofuel cellulosic biomass pellet density durability ultrasonic vibration 1 Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference MSEC2013 June 10-14, 2013, Madison, Wisconsin, USA MSEC2013-1044...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2012, ASME 2012 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, 1009-1015, June 4–8, 2012
Paper No: MSEC2012-7212
... parameters affecting pellet quality and sugar yield (proportional to biofuel yield). However, their effects on power consumption in UV-A pelleting have not been adequately investigated. Since power consumption directly affects ethanol manufacturing costs, it is desirable to understand how input parameters...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2011, ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 639-644, June 13–17, 2011
Paper No: MSEC2011-50025
.... Deines Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506, USA ABSTRACT Biofuels are an alternative to petroleum-based liquid transportation fuels. Cellulosic biomass can be used as feedstocks for befoul manufacturing. Low density of cellulosic...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 2, 141-148, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34201
... 22 04 2011 Cellulosic biofuels are one of the substitutes for fossil fuels. However, cellulosic biomass materials possess inherently low bulk densities, so it is difficult to efficiently transport and store large quantities of feedstocks. In order to combat the negative handling...
Topics: Biofuel, Biomass
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 519-524, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34148
... 22 04 2011 As one of the near-to-mid-term alternatives to fossil fuels, cellulosic biofuels can cut greenhouse gas emissions while continuing to meet liquid transportation fuel needs. By processing cellulosic biomass into pellets, density and handling efficiency of cellulosic...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 525-540, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34150
... have been demonstrated to be one of the most promising sources for biofuel production. However, large-scale algae production and harvesting for energy manufacturing are too costly using existing methods. The approach of growing algae on solid carriers is innovative and can potentially lead to cost...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 121-127, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34172
... 22 04 2011 Cellulosic biomass is an important source for making biofuels. However, there are several barriers to cost-effective manufacturing of biofuels using cellulosic biomass. One such barrier is related to the high transportation cost due to the low density of cellulosic biomass...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 129-135, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34173
... 22 04 2011 Cellulosic biofuels can be used to replace traditional liquid transportation fuels. Cellulosic biomass is feedstock in manufacturing of cellulosic biofuels. However, the low density of cellulosic biomass feedstock hinders large-scale and cost-effective manufacturing...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 137-145, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34179
... 22 04 2011 Increasing demands and concerns for the reliable supply of liquid transportation fuels make it important to find alternative sources to petroleum based fuels. One such alternative is cellulosic biofuels. However, several technical barriers have hindered large-scale, cost...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 487-495, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34080
... 22 04 2011 Cellulosic biofuels are becoming an attractive alternative to conventional liquid transportation fuels. Cellulosic biomass is the feedstock for cellulosic biofuel manufacturing. However, high transportation and storage cost of cellulosic biomass due to its low density...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2010, ASME 2010 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 497-504, October 12–15, 2010
Paper No: MSEC2010-34082
... 22 04 2011 It is imperative to develop alternative fuels to replace current petroleum-based liquid transportation fuels. Biofuels produced from cellulosic biomass (forest products and residues, agricultural residues, and dedicated energy crops) is one such alternative. Manufacturing...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2009, ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 25-31, October 4–7, 2009
Paper No: MSEC2009-84205
... of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506, USA Donghai Wang, Robert Clark Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506, USA ABSTRACT Biofuels produced from cellulosic biomass (such as the fibrous, woody...
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Proc. ASME. MSEC2009, ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1, 33-41, October 4–7, 2009
Paper No: MSEC2009-84222
.... The Derjaguin & Landau and Verwey & Overbeek (DLVO) theory was applied to understand the interaction mechanism and predicted attachment trends were found qualitatively accurate in matching the experimental results. Algae Surface interaction Immobilization Biofuel Proceedings of the ASME 2009...