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Publications

Conference Proceedings


Published in October 2011, this book contains 80 peer reviewed papers from the Bioten conference on biomass, bioenergy and biofuels 2010. To order a copy visit  CPL Press, call +44 (0)1635 292 443 or email info@cplbookshop.com

Guides

Biomass Pyrolysis - a guide to UK capabilities

 A summary of the range of biomass pyrolysis research and commercial activities currently being undertaken in the UK.
Published May 2011

Journals

2013 // 2012 // 2011 // 2010 // 2009 // 2008 // 2007 // 2006 // 2005

Books

New Releases // BERG Books



Journals

2013

Patel MA, Baldanza MAS, Teixeira da Silva V and Bridgwater AV. "In-situ catalytic upgrading of bio-oil using molybdenum carbide catalyst", Applied Catalysis (A-General) 458 (2013) 48-54.

Meier D, van de Beld B, Bridgwater AV, Elliott DC, Oasmaa A, Preto F. "State-of-the-art of fast pyrolysis in IEA Bioenergy member countries", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Volume 20, April 2013, Pages 619–641.

Mos M, Banks S, Nowakowski DJ, Bridgwater AV, Robson P, Donnison I, "Impact of Miscanthus x giganteus senescence times on fast pyrolysis bio-oil quality", Bioresource Technology 129. 335-342.

2012

Bridgwater AV. "Review of fast pyrolysis of biomass and product upgrading",  Biomass and Bioenergy, 38. 68-94.

Greenhalf CE, Nowakowski DJ, Bridgwater AV, Titiloye J, Yates N,  Riche A and Shield I, "Thermochemical characterisation of straws and high yielding perennial grasses", Industrial Crops and Products. 36 (2012) 449-459.

Greenhalf CE, Nowakowski DJ, Harms AB, Titiloye JO and  Bridgwater AV, "A comparative study of straw, perennial grasses, soft woods and hardwoods in terms of fast pyrolysis products", Fuel  Feb 2012.

Banks S, Nowakowski DJ, Bridgwater AV, Jones JM, "Impact of potassium and phosphorus in biomass on the physicochemical properties of fast pyrolysis bio-oil",  Proc. Pyrolysis 2012, Linz,  Austria, 22 May 2012.

Elliott DC, Oasmaa A, Preto F, Meier D, Bridgwater AV, "Results of the IEA Round Robin on Viscosity and Stability of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oils", Energy and Fuel. 26. 3769-3776.

2011

Bridgwater AV, Alcala A, Gyftopoulou, ME, "Biomass-based small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems: application and status in the United Kingdom", Chapter 17 in: Small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems. Beith R (ed.) .Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy. ISBN: 978-1-84569-795-2 (2011)

Bridgwater AV, "Upgrading biomass fast pyrolysis liquids", Chapter 6 in Thermochemical Processing of Biomass: Conversion into Fuels, Chemicals and Power. Brown RC. (ed.) Wiley Series in Renewable Resources. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-0-470-72111-7 (2011)

Bridgwater AV, "Review of fast pyrolysis and product upgrading", Biomass and Bioenergy, 1-27, (2011)

2010

Jiang G., Nowakowski DJ, Bridgwater AV, "A systematic study of the kinetics of lignin pyrolysis", Thermochimica Acta 498, 61-66, (2010)

Pattiya A, Titiloye JO, Bridgwater AV. Evaluation of Catalytic Pyrolysis of Cassava Rhizome by Principal Component Analysis Fuel  (2010) 89, 244-253


2009

Allison GG, Morris C, Hodgson E, Jones J, Kubacki M, Barraclough T, Yates N, Shield I, Bridgwater AV and Donnison IS, "Measurement of key compositional parameters in two species of energy grass by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy" Bioresource Technology, 100, 6428–6433 (2009)

Bridgwater AV and Dimitriou I, "Biomass versus bio-oil gasification for syngas production for BTL", Proceedings ICPS Vienna September 1-3 2009

Bridgwater AV, "Advanced thermal processing technologies", Abengoa Seminar, Madrid, 22 June 2009

Bridgwater AV, "Fast pyrolysis of biomass", Thermal biomass conversion, Ed.  Bridgwater AV, Hofbauer H, van Loo S, CPL Press (2009)

Bridgwater AV, "Resources for our future", Optimism ed. Kate Cooper, Extelligence

Bridgwater AV, "Sustainability research at Aston University Bioenergy Research Group" Bioenergy NoE Newsletter Vol 5 no. SE4, Aston University June 2009

Bridgwater AV, "Technical and Economic Assessment of Thermal Processes for Biofuels" Report to NNFCC June 2009

Bridgwater AV, "The future of fast pyrolysis", Keynote presentation at 17th European Bioenergy Conference, Hamburg 29 June - 3 July 2009

Bridgwater AV, Hofbauer H, van Loo S, Eds. "Thermal biomass conversion",CPL Press (2009) 500 pp

Gordon G. Allison GG, Thain SC, Morris P, Morris C, Hawkins S, Hauck B, Barraclough T, Yates N, Shield I, Bridgwater AV and Donnison IS. "Quantification of hydroxycinnamic acids and lignin in perennial forage and energy grasses by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy and partial least squares regression", Bioresource Technology, 100, 1252-1261, (2009)

Harms A and Bridgwater AV, "Pyrolysis and Nitrogenolysis of unusual feedstocks", SUPERGEN Bioenergy Researchers Meeting, 9 February 2009

Harms A and Bridgwater AV, "Sustainable fertilisers" PyNe newsletter 26, Aston University, December 2009

Khodier A, Legrave N, Simms N, Kilgallon P and Bridgwater AV, "Pilot-scale combustion of fast-pyrolysis bio-oil: ash deposition and gaseous emissions", Env Prog. & Sust Energy 28, (3) 397-403 October 2009

Nowakowski DJ, Bridgwater AV, Elliott DC, Meier D and de Wild P, "Lignin pyrolysis: results from an international Round Robin" Accepted for JAAP

Papadikis K, Bridgwater AV and Gu S, "CFD modelling of the fast pyrolysis of an in-flight cellulosic particle subjected to convective heat transfer", Biomass and Bioenergy 33, 97-107 (2009)

Papadikis K, Bridgwater AV and Gu S, "CFD modelling of the fast pyrolysis of biomass in fluidised bed reactors.  Part B: Heat, momentum and mass transport in bubbling fluidised beds.",  Chem Eng Sci.  64 1036-1045 (2009)

Papadikis K, Gu S, Bridgwater AV, " Computational modelling of the impact of particle size to the heat transfer coefficient between biomass particles and a fluidised bed", Fuel Processing Technology, 91 (2009) 68-79.

Papadikis K, Gu S, Bridgwater AV, "A CFD approach on the effect of particle size on char entrainment in bubbling fluidised bed reactor", Biomass and Bioenergy, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 25 October 2009

Papadikis K, Gu S, Bridgwater AV, "CFD modelling of the fast pyrolysis of biomass in fluidised bed reactors:  Modelling the impact of biomass shrinkage", Chem Eng J., 149, 417-427 (2009)

Papadikis K, Gu S, Bridgwater AV, Gerhauser H, "Application of CFD to model fast pyrolysis of biomass"  Fuel Processing Technology , 90, 504-512, 2009 

Rogers, J.G.; Brammer, J. G. (2009).  Analysis of Transport costs for Energy Crops for use in Biomass Pyrolysis Plant Networks.  Biomass and Bioenergy, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 1367-1375.

Shen D, Gu S, Bridgwater AV, " Study on the pyrolytic behaviour of xylan-based hemicellulose using TG-FTIR and Py-GC-FTIR", Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, accepted.

Shen DK, Gua S, Luo KH, Bridgwater AV and Fang MX, "Kinetic study on thermal decomposition of woods in oxidative environment", Fuel 88 (2009) 1024–1030

Thornley, P.; Upham, P.; Huang, Y.; Rezvani, S.; Brammer, J. G.; Rogers, J. G. (2009). Integrated assessment of bioelectricity technology options.  Energy Policy, vol. 37, no. 3, 890-903.

2008

Titiloye JO and Hussain I . Synthesis and Characterization of Silicalite-1 Composite Membranes. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 318, pp 50-58, 2008

Titiloye JO, Pattiya A, Bridgwater AV. Fast pyrolysis of cassava rhizome in the presence of catalysts. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 81, pp 72-79, 2008

Tsioumanis N, Brammer  JG. (2008).  Flow processes in a radiant tube burner:  isothermal flow.  Fuel, vol. 87, no. 1, 103-111

2007

Blin J, Volle G, Girard P, Bridgwater AV, Meier D, "Biodegradability of biomass pyrolysis oils: comparison to conventional petroleum fuels and alternatives fuels in current use", Fuel, 86, pp 2679-2686, 2007

Boukis I, Grammelis P, Bezergianni S, Bridgwater AV, "CFB air-blown flash pyrolysis. Part I: Engineering design and cold model performance", Fuel, 86, pp1372-1386, 2007

Boukis I, Grammelis P, Bezergianni S, Bridgwater AV, "CFB air-blown flash pyrolysis. Part II: CFB air-blown flash pyrolysis. Part II Operation and experimental results", Fuel, 86, pp1387-1395, 2007

Bridgeman TG, Darvell LI, Jones JM, Fahmi R, Bridgwater AV, Shield I, Yates N, Burraclough T, Thain SC and Donnison IS, "Influence of particle size on the analytical and chemical properties of two energy crops." Fuel, 86, pp 60-72, 2007

Bridgwater AV, "Power generation from biomass by thermochemical processes", Power System Technology, 31, 63-76 (2007) Beijing, China

Bridgwater AV, "Pyrolysis" Keynote presentation at Success and Visions for Bioenergy", Salzburg, March 2007

Bridgwater AV, "The production of biofuels and renewable chemicals by fast pyrolysis of biomass", International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 27, 2, 160-203 (2007)

Effendi A, Gerhauser H and Bridgwater AV, "Production of renewable phenolic resins by thermochemical conversion of biomass: A review ", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, In press

Fahmi R, Bridgwater AV, Donnison I, Yates N, Jones JM, "The effect of lignin and inorganic species in biomass on pyrolysis oil yields, quality and stability", Fuel, 87 pp1230-1240 (2008)

Fahmi R, Bridgwater AV, Thain SC, Donnison I, Morris PM and Yates N, "Prediction of Klason Lignin and lignin thermal degradation products by Py-GC/MS in a collection of Lolium and Festuca grasses". Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2007, Volume 80 (1), pp 16-23

Gyftopoulou ME and Bridgwater AV, "Small-scale biomass heat and combined heat and power in the UK", Greenbuild Magazine, 2007

Pattiya A, Titiloye JO and Bridgwater AV, "FAST PYROLYSIS OF CASSAVA RHIZOME IN THE PRESENCE OF CATALYSTS", J Anal. Appl. Pyrolysis 81 pp72-79 (2008)

Pattiya A, Titiloye JO, Bridgwater AV. Fast Pyrolysis of Agricultural Residues from Cassava Plantation for Bio-Oil Production. in ' 2nd Joint International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment Technology and Policy innovations. Bangkok, Thailand, 2006, ISBN 974-456-653-1

Pattiya A, Titiloye JO, Bridgwater AV. Catalytic Pyrolysis of Cassava Rhizome. in ' 2nd Joint International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment Technology and Policy innovations. Bangkok, Thailand, 2006, ISBN 974-456-653-1

2006

Brammer JG, Lauer M, Bridgwater AV. (2006).  Opportunities for Biomass-derived "Bio-oil" in European Heat and Power Markets.  Energy Policy, vol. 34, no. 17, 2871-2880

Bridgwater AV, "Review: Biomass for Energy", Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, J. Sci. Food Agrc. 86:1755-1768 (2006)

Fahmi R, Bridgwater AV, Darvell LI, Jones JM, Yates N, Thain SC and Donnison IS, "The effect of alkali metals on combustion and pyrolysis of Lolium and Festuca grasses, switchgrass and willow", Fuel, 86, Issues 10-11, July-August 2007, 1560-1569

Grifiths G, and Morse N. Clinical application of C18 and C20 chain length polyunsaturated fatty acids and their biotechnological production in plants (2006). Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 83, 1-14, 2006

Longden DM, Brammer JG, Bastin L, Cooper N. (2006).  Distributed or centralised energy-from-waste policy? Implications of technology and scale at municipal level.  Energy Policy, vol. 35, no. 4, 2622-2634

Oliver A, Dixon R, Brammer JG. (2006).  Combined cycle gas turbine co-firing with biomass fuel(s) - a techno-economic study.  Biomass and Bioenergy, submitted for publication.

2005

Brammer JG, Lauer M and Bridgwater AV, "Opportunities for biomass-derived "bio-oil" in European heat and power markets", Energy Policy, 2005

Griffiths G et al. Evaluation of the antimicrobial activities of plant oxylipins supports their involvement in defense against pathogens, Plant Phyisol, 139, 1902-1913, 2005

Gyftopoulou ME, Millan M, Bridgwater AV, Dugwell D, Kandiyoti R, Hriljac JA, "Pillared clays as catalysts for hydrocracking of heavy liquid fuels", Applied Catalysis, 282, pp205, 2005

Hussain I and Titiloye JO. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Adsorption and Diffusion behaviour of Pure and Mixed -Alkanes in Silicalite. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 85, pp 143-156, 2005


Books


BERG Books

Bioten Conference Proceedings - this book contains 80 peer reviewed papers from the Bioten conference on biomass, bioenergy and biofuels 2010. (CPL Scientific Press, October 2011).


ThermalNet - the European Network for biomass pyrolysis, gasification and combustion, which includes BERG as one of its partners has released the final results and outputs from the project. Published as a hard bound book it can be purchased online. (CPL Scientific Press 2009)


Bridgwater AV and Boocock DGB (Eds.) "Science in thermal and chemical biomass conversion", 1956 pp, (CPL Scientific Press 2006)

Bridgwater AV, (Ed.) "Pyrolysis Handbook Volume 3", (CPL Press 2005).

Brammer JG, Bridgwater AV, Lauer M, Jungmeier G. (2004).  Opportunities for Bio-oil in European Heat and Power Markets.  Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion (ed. Bridgwater A. V., Boocock D. G. B.), pp. 1662-1674, (CPL Press).

Longden DM, Brammer  JG, Cooper N. (2004).  GIS-based evaluation of energy provision from waste and biomass plant at local community level.  Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion (ed. Bridgwater AV, Boocock DGB), pp. 1740-1751, (CPL Press).

Peacocke GVC, Bridgwater AV, Brammer JG. (2004).  Techno-economic assessment of power production from the Wellman Process Engineering Ltd and BTG fast pyrolysis processes.  Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion (ed. Bridgwater AV, Boocock DGB.), pp. 1785-1802, (CPL Press).

Bridgwater AV, "Pyrolysis and Gasification of Biomass and Waste", Ed. Bridgwater AV, Strasbourg September 2002, (CPL Scientific Press 2003)

Bridgwater A, "Fast pyrolysis of biomass - a handbook Volume 2", (CPL Press 2002) ISBN 1-872691-47-1

Brammer JG, Bridgwater AV. (2001).  Study of biomass gasifier-engine systems with integrated drying for combined heat and power.  Progress in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion (ed. Bridgwater, A. V.), pp 307-322, (Blackwell Science).

Bridgwater AV, (Ed.) "Progress in Thermochemical Biomasss Conversion", 1759 pp, (Blackwell Science) ISBN 0-632-055533-2

van de Beld B, Assink D, Brammer JG, Bridgwater AV. (2001).  "Development of a novel, reverse-flow, slagging gasifier."  Progress in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion (ed. Bridgwater, A. V.), pp 298-308, (Blackwell Science.)

Bridgwater AV, Beenackers AACM and Sipila K, "An Assessment of the Possibilities for Transfer of European Biomass Gasification Technology to China", EC THERMIE Publication No. 13563, 1999

Bridgwater AV, Czernik S, Diebold J, Meier D, Oasmaa A, Peacocke C, Piskorz J, Radlein D, "Fast pyrolysis of biomass - a handbook", (CPL Press 1999), ISBN 1-872-691-072

Parmon VN, Tributsch H, Bridgwater AV, Hall DO, "Chemistry for the Energy Future", (Blackwell Science for IUPAC 1999) ISBN 0-632-05269-4

Bridgwater AV and Boocock DGB (Eds.) "Developments in thermochemical biomass conversion", 1696 pp, (Blackie A&P 1997) ISBN 0-7514-0350-4

Bridgwater AV and Kaltschmitt M, (Eds.) "Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis", 385 pp (CPL Press 1997) ISBN 1-872691-71-4

Bridgwater AV and Hogan EN (Eds.) "Bio-oil production and utilisation" pp 270 (CPL Scientific 1996) ISBN 1-872691-51-X

Mitchell CP and Bridgwater AV (Eds.), "Environmental impacts of bioenergy", 171 pp, (CPL Press 1994)

Bridgwater AV, (Ed.) "Advances in thermochemical biomass conversion", 1750pp (Blackie 1993)

Hogan EN, Robert J, Grassi G and Bridgwater AV (Eds.), "Biomass Thermal Processing", 255pp. (CPL Scientific Press 1992)

Bridgwater AV and Grassi G (Eds.), "Biomass Pyrolysis Liquids Upgrading and Utilisation", 370pp, (Elsevier Applied Science 1990)

Ferrero G-L, Maniatis K, Buekens A and Bridgwater AV (Eds.), "Pyrolysis and Gasification ", (Elsevier Applied Science, 1989)



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