A potential flowsheet to produce butanol production by conversion of a lignocellulosic biomass has been simulated by means of the software Aspen Plus®. The flowsheet has included upstream, fermentation, and downstream sections and the attention has been focused on the upstream section. The proposed process is characterized by an economic potential, three times the depreciation rate of the main fixed investment rate, as well as environmental benefits because it is a "clean energy source".

Process simulation of biobutanol production from lignocellulosic feedstocks

PROCENTESE, ALESSANDRA;
2014-01-01

Abstract

A potential flowsheet to produce butanol production by conversion of a lignocellulosic biomass has been simulated by means of the software Aspen Plus®. The flowsheet has included upstream, fermentation, and downstream sections and the attention has been focused on the upstream section. The proposed process is characterized by an economic potential, three times the depreciation rate of the main fixed investment rate, as well as environmental benefits because it is a "clean energy source".
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