CHBE 478

CHBE 478 - Bioenergy Technology

Fall 2020

Bioenergy TechnologyCHBE478A61157OLC30930 - 1050 T R    Huimin Zhao
Vinh G Tran
Bioenergy TechnologyCHBE594HZ31610OLC40930 - 1050 T R    

Official Description

Introduction to emerging bioenergy technologies including: world energy consumption and greenhouse gas concerns; fundamental biochemistry of biomass conversion; structural chemistry of lignocelluloses; pretreatment of biomass; enzymatic deconstruction; bioethanol production and fermentation; metabolic engineering for improved biofuels production; feedstock development; industrial fermentation and fermentor design; economics of bioethanol; alternative biofuels, including biodiesel, syngas, Fischer-Tropsch diesel, butanol, ABE fermentation and biohydrogen; anaerobic microbiology; and the biorefinery concept. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Prerequisites: CHBE 321; MCB 450.

Subject Area

  • Sustainability