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Novel Combustion Concepts for Sustainable Energy Development free pdf This book comprises research studies of novel work on combustion for sustainable energy development. It offers an insight into a few viable novel technologies for improved, efficient and sustainable utilization of combustion-based energy production using both fossil and bio fuels. Special emphasis is placed on micro-scale combustion systems that offer new challenges and opportunities. The book is divided into five sections, with chapters from 3-4 leading experts forming the core of each section. The book should prove useful to a variety of readers, including students, researchers, and professionals.

About Avinash K. Agarwal

Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal is currently Poonam and Prabhu Goyal Endowed Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. Prof. Agarwal was at ERC, University of Wisconsin, Madison, as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (1999 - 2001). His areas of interest are engine combustion, alternative fuels, biofuels, natural gas, hydrogen, conventional fuels, optical diagnostics, laser ignition, HCCI, emission and particulate control, and large bore engines. Prof. Agarwal has published more than 120 peer reviewed international journal papers and 70 peer reviewed international conference papers. Prof. Agarwal is an associate editor of ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, and International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing. He is editorial board member of 'IMechE Journal of Automobile Engineering, and 'International Journal of Oil, Gas, and Coal technologies' and has edited "Handbook of Combustion" . Prof. Agarwal is a Fellow of ASME in class of 2013, and Fellow of SAE International, USA in class of 2012. He is recipient of several prestigious awards such as NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award-2012, INAE Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award-2012- Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award -2008- INSA Young Scientist Award-2007- UICT Young Scientist Award-2007- INAE Young Engineer Award-2005. A.K. Gupta is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. He received his PhD from Sheffield University, UK and higher doctorate DSc from the University of Sheffield and also from the University of Southampton, UK. He was awarded honorary doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee USA and also from King Mungkut University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand that was bestowed by HRH the Queen of Thailand. He served as international consultant to the Japanese government METI for NEDO project on novel high-temperature air-combustion technology (called HiTAC). He served as Director of Propulsion and Energy at AIAA. He is a Fellow of AIAA, ASME and SAE. He is co-editor of an environmental energy book series and associate editor of 4 journals. He has published over 650 papers, 3 books, 12 book chapters and edited 11 books. He received the University of Maryland President Kirwan research award, College of Engineering research award and several awards from ASME and AIAA for his research in combustion, propulsion and air pollution. His research interests include: high intensity distributed combustion, sulfur chemistry and recovery from acid gases, gasification, fuel reforming, biofuels, multi micro sensors and combustion control, supersonic mixing and combustion, membranes for gas separation, and laser diagnostics. Professor Ashok Pandey is Deputy Director at CSIR's National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology at Trivandrum and heading the Centre for Biofuels and Biotechnology Division there. His research interests are on bio-based economy development (biomass-based biorefinery) for the production of fuels and chemicals. He has over 1000 publications/communications (which include 14 patents

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Author : Avinash K. Agarwal
Publisher : Springer, India, Private Ltd
Data Published : 14 January 2015
ISBN : 8132222105
EAN : 9788132222101
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 562 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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