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By Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Rashmi Avinash Agarwal, Tarun Gupta, Bhola Ram Gurjar

This booklet is meant to function a compendium at the cutting-edge examine within the box of biofuels. The booklet comprises chapters on diverse features of biofuels from popular overseas specialists within the box. The booklet seems to be at present learn on all features of biofuels from uncooked fabrics to creation options. it's also chapters on research of functionality of biofuels, fairly biodiesel, in engines. The ebook contains case stories that supply insights into the functionality of biofuels in functions similar to car engines and diesel turbines. The contents of the ebook might be necessary to graduate scholars and researchers engaged on all features of biofuels. The e-book can be of use to execs and policymakers drawn to biofuels.

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Research has been originally initiated for harvesting power from microbial fuel cell (MFC) taking advantage of biocatalyst metabolic function. Then, MES nurtured and fragmented into various processes which increased the scope in utilizing the reducing equivalents (electrons and protons) for the remediation of wastewater as bio-electrochemical treatment (BET) [75, 76] and desalinating salt water as microbial desalination cell (MDC) [51], supplying external energy in addition to in situ potential for the production of hydrogen as microbial electro-synthesis cell (MEC) [77] and synthesis of value-added products as bioelectrochemical systems (BES) [44].

Metal Recovery Bioelectrochemical treatments (BET) have emerged as a potential technological platform for recovery of metal ions from metallurgical waste. The general approach of bio-electrochemical metal recovery is using metals as the electron acceptor in the cathode chamber and organic waste as the electron donor in the anode chamber [47, 83]. The bio-potential/in situ potential developed in bio-electrochemical systems acts as the driving force towards metal removal and recovery. Some of the metal ions can be recovered by using the in situ generated potential, whereas other metal ions can be recovered by the ex situ or externally applied potential [32, 39, 64, 82].

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