Green Energy and Technology

Biodiesel, Combustion, Performance and Emissions Characteristics

Authors: Semakula, Maroa, Inambao, Freddie

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  • Broadens readers’ understanding of all aspects of biodiesel performance, emissions characteristics, and combustion
  • Utilizes numerous illustrations and tables to clearly demonstrate the main points
  • Exhaustively reviews the latest research into biodiesel combustion
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About this book

This book focuses on biodiesel combustion, including biodiesel performance, emissions and control. It brings together a range of international research in combustion studies in order to offer a comprehensive resource for researchers, students and academics alike. 

The book begins with an introduction to biodiesel combustion, followed by a discussion of NOx formation routes. It then addresses biodiesel production processes and oil feedstocks in detail, discusses the physiochemical properties of biodiesel, and explores the benefits and drawbacks of these properties. Factors influencing the formation of emissions, including NOx emissions, are also dealt with thoroughly. Lastly, the book discusses the mechanisms of pollution and different approaches used to reduce pollutants in connection with biodiesel. Each approach is considered in detail, and diagrams are provided to illustrate the points in line with industry standard control mechanisms.  

About the authors

Semakula Maroa received his BT in Automotive Engineering from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Kenya in 1998. He has worked in the transport industry in various capacities for 19 years. He also holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, where he is currently enrolled as a Ph.D. candidate and research fellow at the School of Engineering, Howard College Campus. He has authored more than 10 publications both in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His main research interests are in emissions, energy and harvesting renewable energy from waste biomass using thermal processes.   

Professor Freddie L. Inambao holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in thermodynamics and internal combustion engines from Volgograd Polytechnic Institute, Russia. He has lectured at several universities in Southern Africa including the University of Zambia, University of Botswana and University of Durban-Westville (before the merger with the University of Natal). Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College, in Durban, South Africa. He is an expert on thermodynamics, internal combustion engines, renewable energy, alternative energy and energy management systems. 

 



Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Hardcover 114,39 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biodiesel, Combustion, Performance and Emissions Characteristics
Authors
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-51166-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-51166-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-51165-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-51168-5
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 140
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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