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Edited by Mohamed Samer

Cairo University

This book provides useful information about pyrolysis, which includes the pyrolysis of biomass and pyrolysis of fossil fuels and petrochemicals. Additionally, this book elucidates and illustrates further innovative pyrolysis processes such as catalytic pyrolysis, spray pyrolysis, and microwave-assisted pyrolysis. This book discusses the production of semiconductors and nanomaterials through the pyrolysis process.

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PyrolysisEdited by Mohamed Samer

Published: July 5th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65193

ISBN: 978-953-51-3312-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3311-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4755-8

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

25819 Total Chapter Downloads

33 Crossref Citations

40 Web of Science Citations

75 Dimensions Citations


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1. Pyrolysis: A Sustainable Way to Generate Energy from Waste

By Chowdhury Zaira Zaman, Kaushik Pal, Wageeh A. Yehye, Suresh Sagadevan, Syed Tawab Shah, Ganiyu Abimbola Adebisi, Emy Marliana, Rahman Faijur Rafique and Rafie Bin Johan


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2. Organic Waste Torrefaction – A Review: Reactor Systems, and the Biochar Properties

By Paweł Stępień, Jakub Pulka and Andrzej Białowiec


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3. Pyrolysis Characteristics of Wood-Based Panels and its Products

By Jun Mu and Zongyuan Lai


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4. Modeling of Pyrolysis in a Stage Scheme of Low‐Grade Solid Fuel Gasification

By Alexander Kozlov, Anatoly Levin, Denis Svishchev, Vitaly Shamansky and Alexandre Keiko


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5. Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography and Its Application to the Investigation of Pyrolytic Liquids

By Gabriela Pereira da Silva Maciel, Juliana Macedo da Silva, Mozart Daltro Bispo, Laiza Canielas Krause, Rosângela Assis Jacques, Claudia Alcaraz Zini and Elina Bastos Caramão


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6. Microwave‐Assisted Pyrolysis of Biomass for Bio‐Oil Production

By Yaning Zhang, Paul Chen, Shiyu Liu, Liangliang Fan, Nan Zhou, Min Min, Yanling Cheng, Peng Peng, Erik Anderson, Yunpu Wang, Yiqin Wan, Yuhuan Liu, Bingxi Li and Roger Ruan


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7. Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass

By Sibel Başakçılardan Kabakcı and Şeyma Hacıbektaşoğlu


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8. Spray Pyrolysis Processing for Optoelectronic Applications

By Oleksandr Malik, Francisco Javier De La Hidalga-Wade and Raquel Ramírez Amador


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9. Fabrication of TiO2 Nanoparticles and Thin Films by Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis: Design and Optimization

By Raymond Taziwa and Edson Meyer


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10. Semiconductor Materials by Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis and Their Application in Electronic Devices

By Miguel Dominguez, Jose A. Luna-Lopez and Francisco J. Flores


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11. Interaction between Polyethylene and Petroleum Coke Substrate during Pyrolysis

By Sharifah Shahnaz


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12. Pyrolysis of Polyolefins in a Conical Spouted Bed Reactor: A Way to Obtain Valuable Products

By Miriam Arabiourrutia, Gorka Elordi, Martin Olazar and Javier Bilbao


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13. Pyrolysis: Pathway to Coal Clean Technologies

By Andrew O. Odeh


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14. Pyrolysis of Low-Rank Coal: From Research to Practice

By Fan Nie, Tao Meng and Qiumin Zhang


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