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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 August 2017
  • ISBN : 0128123036
  • Page : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains: Top Down and Bottom up Assessment for Agricultural, Forest and Waste Feedstock provides scientific evidence for assessing biomass supply and logistics, placing emphasis on methods, modeling capacities, large data collection, processing and storage. The information presented builds on recent relevant research work from the Biomass Futures, Biomass Policies and S2Biom projects. In addition to technical issues, the book covers the economic, social and environmental aspects with direct implications on biomass availability. Its chapters offer an overview of methodologies for assessing and modeling supply, biomass quality and requirements for different conversion processes, logistics and demand for biobased sectors. Case studies from the projects that inspire the book present practical examples of the implementation of these methodologies. The authors also compare methodologies for different regions, including Europe and the U.S. Biomass feedstock-specific chapters address the relevant elements for forest, agriculture, biowastes, post-consumer wood and non-food crops. Engineers in the bioenergy sector, as well as researchers and graduate students will find this book to be a very useful resource when working on optimization and modeling of biomass supply chains. For energy policymakers, analysts and consultants, the book provides consistent and technically sound projections for policy and market development decisions. Provides consistent ratios and indicators for assessing biomass supply and its logistical component Explores assumptions behind the assessment of different types of biomass, including key technical and non-technical factors Presents the existing modeling platforms, their input requirements and possible output projections

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Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains

Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains
  • Author : Calliope Panoutsou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01
  • ISBN : 0128123036
GET THIS BOOKModeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains

Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains: Top Down and Bottom up Assessment for Agricultural, Forest and Waste Feedstock provides scientific evidence for assessing biomass supply and logistics, placing emphasis on methods, modeling capacities, large data collection, processing and storage. The information presented builds on recent relevant research work from the Biomass Futures, Biomass Policies and S2Biom projects. In addition to technical issues, the book covers the economic, social and environmental aspects with direct implications on biomass availability. Its

Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains

Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains
  • Author : Calliope Panoutsou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-11
  • ISBN : 9780128123041
GET THIS BOOKModeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains

Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains: Top Down and Bottom Up Assessment for Agricultural, Forest and Waste Feedstock provides scientific evidence for assessing biomass supply and logistics, placing emphasis on methods, modeling capacities, large data collection, processing and storage. The information presented builds on recent relevant research work from the Biomass Futures, Biomass Policies and S2Biom projects. In addition to technical issues, the book covers the economic, social and environmental aspects with direct implications on biomass availability. Its

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • ISBN : 9781782423874
GET THIS BOOKBiomass Supply Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefining

Biomass Supply Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefining highlights the emergence of energy generation through the use of biomass and the ways it is becoming more widely used. The supply chains that produce the feedstocks, harvest, transport, store, and prepare them for combustion or refinement into other forms of fuel are long and complex, often differing from feedstock to feedstock. Biomass Supply Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefining considers every aspect of these supply chains, including their design, management, socioeconomic, and environmental

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-25
  • ISBN : 9780128209004
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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-07-04
  • ISBN : 9781789232868
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The worldwide consumption of fossil fuel continues to increase at unsustainable levels, which will lead to progressive scarcity, if immediate and innovative measures are not taken for its sustainable use. This scarcity necessitates the development of renewable and sustainable alternatives for fossil fuels. A possible solution to today's energy challenges can be provided by biofuels. This book intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the current status and the future implications of biofuels. Diverse and aptly covered

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • ISBN : 9789400976276
GET THIS BOOKForest Biomass

Lord Rutherford has said that all science is either physics or stamp collecting. On that basis the study of forest biomass must be classified with stamp collecting and other such pleasurable pursuits. Japanese scientists have led the world, not only in collecting basic data, but in their attempts to systematise our knowledge of forest biomass. They have studied factors affecting dry matter production of forest trees in an attempt to approach underlying phYf'ical principles. This edition of Professor Satoo's book

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  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-02-21
  • ISBN : 9783039283187
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Supply chains are currently globalized and companies operate internationally owing to the fact that raw materials, production processes, and the consumption of the final products are carried out in different countries. This implies high material and information flow, which incurs high costs associated with the supply chain and logistics, sometimes up to 60% of the total cost of the product. Therefore, companies seek to optimize their resources to reduce these costs and improve sustainability in a globalized market. This book, entitled

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-11-01
  • ISBN : 9783031091834
GET THIS BOOKSupply Chain Risk Mitigation

This book covers central issues in mitigating supply chain risks from various perspectives. Today’s supply chains are vulnerable to disruptions that can have a significant impact on firms, business and performance. The aim of supply chain risk management is to identify the potential sources of risks and implement appropriate actions in order to mitigate supply chain disruptions. In this regard, the book presents a wealth of methods, strategies and analyses that are essential for mitigating supply chain risks. As

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  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-04-04
  • ISBN : 9780128087541
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The chapter discusses the biomass supply chain, which is responsible for supplying an energy conversion plant with the correct quantity and quality of biomass at the correct time. The chapter first categorizes the biomass and waste streams and presents analytically the biomass supply chain, discussing its structure and characteristics. It then reviews the latest advances in biomass supply chains. The issue of integrating biomass energy conversion into waste management systems is tackled and the advantages and limitations of using biomass,

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  • Author : Lasse Rosendahl
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-04-04
  • ISBN : 9780857097439
GET THIS BOOKBiomass Combustion Science, Technology and Engineering

The utilisation of biomass is increasingly important for low- or zero-carbon power generation. Developments in conventional power plant fuel flexibility allow for both direct biomass combustion and co-firing with fossil fuels, while the integration of advanced technologies facilitates conversion of a wide range of biomass feedstocks into more readily combustible fuel. Biomass combustion science, technology and engineering reviews the science and technology of biomass combustion, conversion and utilisation. Part one provides an introduction to biomass supply chains and feedstocks, and

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-14
  • ISBN : 9780128206409
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • ISBN : 9780128142790
GET THIS BOOKDecision-Making for Biomass-Based Production Chains

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • ISBN : 9780128155820
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  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-03-04
  • ISBN : 9783036501062
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-08-11
  • ISBN : 9783319200927
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This handbook brings together recent advances in the areas of supply chain optimization, supply chain management, and life-cycle cost analysis of bioenergy. These topics are important for the development and long-term sustainability of the bioenergy industry. The increasing interest in bioenergy has been motivated by its potential to become a key future energy source. The opportunities and challenges that this industry has been facing have been the motivation for a number of optimization-related works on bioenergy. Practitioners and academicians agree