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Fundamentals, Process, and Operation

  • Meisam Tabatabaei
  • Hossein Ghanavati
  • Offers a comprehensive reference guide to biogas production from different waste streams

  • Provides new insights into biogas production systems, including process control and troubleshooting

  • Discusses the current trends in and future prospects of biogas production technologies


Part of the Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies book series (BBT, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Alireza Ghasemi Ghodrat, Meisam Tabatabaei, Mortaza Aghbashlo, Solange I. Mussatto
    Pages 1-33
  3. Johannes W. A. Langeveld, Eric C. Peterson
    Pages 35-49
  4. Luca Talia
    Pages 51-93
  5. Elena Valijanian, Meisam Tabatabaei, Mortaza Aghbashlo, Alawi Sulaiman, Yusuf Chisti
    Pages 95-116
  6. Meisam Tabatabaei, Elena Valijanian, Mortaza Aghbashlo, Hossein Ghanavati, Alawi Sulaiman, Minato Wakisaka
    Pages 135-161
  7. Gerianne Robles, Ramkumar B. Nair, Sabine Kleinsteuber, Marcell Nikolausz, Ilona Sárvári Horváth
    Pages 163-198
  8. Peyman Mahmoodi, Sara Farmanbordar, Keikhosro Karimi
    Pages 221-238
  9. María Rosario Rodero, Roxana Ángeles, David Marín, Israel Díaz, Alexandre Colzi, Esther Posadas et al.
    Pages 239-276
  10. Benyamin Khoshnevisan, Irini Angelidaki
    Pages 277-303
  11. Benyamin Khoshnevisan, Shahin Rafiee, Meisam Tabatabaei
    Pages 305-331
  12. Marzieh Shafiei
    Pages 333-353
  13. Fatemeh Almasi, Salman Soltanian, Soleiman Hosseinpour, Mortaza Aghbashlo, Meisam Tabatabaei
    Pages 387-417
  14. Gholamreza Salehi Jouzani, Reza Sharafi
    Pages 419-436
  15. Ram Chandra Poudel
    Pages 437-448

About this book


This book presents the state of the art in biogas production using anaerobic digestion technology, with an emphasis on waste utilization/valorization. Offering a comprehensive reference guide to biogas production from different waste streams, it covers various aspects of anaerobic digestion technology from the basics, i.e., microbiological aspects to prominent parameters governing biogas production systems, as well as major principles of their operation, analysis, process control, and troubleshooting. Written and edited by internationally recognized experts in the field of biogas production from both academia and industry, it provides in-depth and cutting-edge information on central developments in the field. In addition, it discusses and reviews major issues affecting biogas production, including the type of feedstock, pretreatment techniques, production systems, design and fabrication of biogas plants, as well as biogas purification and upgrading technologies. ‘Biogas: Fundamentals, Process, and Operation’ also addresses the application of advanced environmental and energy evaluation tools including life cycle assessment (LCA), exergy, techno-economics, and modeling techniques. This book is intended for all researchers, practitioners and students who are interested in the current trends and future prospects of biogas production technologies.


Waste management Anaerobic digestion Biomass Biogas reactor Biogas plant Life cycle assessment LCA Exergy Techno-economics

Editors and affiliations

  • Meisam Tabatabaei
    • 1
  • Hossein Ghanavati
    • 2
  1. 1.Biofuel Research Team (BRTeam) / Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII)Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO)KarajIran
  2. 2.Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII)Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO)KarajIran

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