Skip to Main Content
Two-stage, dilute sulfuric acid hydrolysis of wood : an investigation of fundamentalsAuthor(s): John F. Harris; Andrew J. Baker; Anthony H. Conner; Thomas W. Jeffries; James L. Minor; Roger C. Pettersen; Ralph W. Scott; Edward L Springer; Theodore H. Wegner; John I. Zerbe
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-45. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1985. 73 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
View PDF (898 KB)
DescriptionThis paper presents a fundamental analysis of the processing steps in the production of methanol from southern red oak (Quercus falcata Michx.) by two-stage dilute sulfuric acid hydrolysis. Data for hemicellulose and cellulose hydrolysis are correlated using models. This information is used to develop and evaluate a process design.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationHarris, John F.; Baker, Andrew J.; Conner, Anthony H.; Jeffries, Thomas W.; Minor, James L.; Pettersen, Roger C.; Scott, Ralph W.; Springer, Edward L; Wegner, Theodore H.; Zerbe, John I. 1985. Two-stage, dilute sulfuric acid hydrolysis of wood : an investigation of fundamentals. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-45. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1985. 73 p.
KeywordsSouthern red oak hemicellulose, cellulose, acid hydrolysis, reaction kinetics, yields, process, xylose, glucose, ethanol, furfural
- Volume, Weight, and Pulping Properties Of 5-Year-OId Hardwoods
- Effect of cement/wood ratios and wood storage conditions on hydration temperature, hydration time, and compressive strength of wood-cement mixtures
- Predicting the potential future distribution of four tree species in Ohio using current habitat availability and climatic forcing
XML: View XML