Production of levulinic acid and other chemicals from sugarcane fibre
Rackemann, Darryn W. (2014) Production of levulinic acid and other chemicals from sugarcane fibre. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Lignocellulosics represent a renewable resource for producing fuels and chemicals as an alternative to fossil resources. This study utilised an organic acid catalyst and a co-solvent to develop an environmentally friendly processing technology for the production of levulinic acid and furfural from a waste material, sugarcane fibre.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Doherty, William & Bartley, John|
|Additional Information:||Thesis embargoed until 13 June 2016.|
|Keywords:||levulinic acid, furfural, ethylene glycol, solvolysis, bagasse, ester, sulfonic acid, lignocellulosics|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||02 Jul 2014 02:33|
|Last Modified:||07 Jun 2016 02:23|
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