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Green Energy and Technology

Biofuels

Technology, Challenges and Prospects

Editors: Agarwal, A.K., Agarwal, R.A., Gupta, T., Gurjar, B.R. (Eds.)

  • Details bio-refinery approach of biofuel production
  • Covers various applications of biofuels
  • Outlines the challenges faced by biofuels with respect to commercialization
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About this book

This book is intended to serve as a compendium on the state-of-the-art research in the field of biofuels. The book includes chapters on different aspects of biofuels from renowned international experts in the field. The book looks at current research on all aspects of biofuels from raw materials to production techniques. It also includes chapters on analysis of performance of biofuels, particularly biodiesel, in engines. The book incorporates case studies that provide insights into the performance of biofuels in applications such as automotive engines and diesel generators. The contents of the book will be useful to graduate students and researchers working on all aspects of biofuels. The book will also be of use to professionals and policymakers interested in biofuels.

About the authors

Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal: Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal joined IIT Kanpur in 2001. Prof. Agarwal was at ERC, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (1999 – 2001). His areas of interest are IC engines, combustion, alternative fuels, hydrogen, conventional fuels, lubricating oil tribology, optical diagnostics, laser ignition, HCCI, emission and particulate control, and large bore engines. Prof. Agarwal has published more than 200 peer reviewed international journal and conference papers. He is associate editor of ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, and International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing. He has edited “Handbook of Combustion” (5 Volumes; 3168 pages), published by Wiley VCH, Germany. Prof. Agarwal is a Fellow of SAE (2012), Fellow of ASME (2013) and a Fellow of INAE (2015). Prof. Agarwal is the recipient of Prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize-2016 in Engineering Sciences. 

Dr. Rashmi A. Agarwal:  Dr. Rashmi A. Agarwal is a senior researcher at IIT Kanpur. She completed her doctoral degree in Inorganic Chemistry from IIT Kanpur in 2014. She completed her M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from Rajasthan University, Jaipur in 2002 and B.Sc. in Chemistry, from Kanoria College, Rajasthan University, Jaipur in 2000. She has expertise in coordination chemistry, coordination polymers, organic synthesis, inorganic synthesis, crystal structure determination, supramolecular chemistry, porous materials, topology, florescence, SC (single crystal)-to-SC transformation, synthesis of nano-particles. Dr. Rashmi A. Agarwal has published over 20 research papers in leading international journals. 

Prof. Tarun Gupta: Prof. Tarun Gupta is a PK Kelkar Research Fellow at IIT Kanpur. He completed his Doctor of Science (2004) in Environmental Health from Harvard University, USA. He has been involved in teaching and research activities at IIT Kanpur since June 2006. He has published more than 80 international peer reviewed journal papers and has filed 3 Indian patents. He has received numerous awards and recognitions such as NASI Scopus Young Scientist (2015), INSA Young Scientist (2011), INAE Young Engineer (2009), and IEI Young Engineer (2008). He has extensively worked on engine emissions and control using development and testing of non-noble metal catalyst based DOC. 

Dr. Bhola Ram Gurjar: Dr. Bhola Ram Gurjar is Associate Professor and the Coordinator of the Environmental Engineering Group at IIT Roorkee. He holds a PhD in Environmental Risk Analysis from IIT Delhi. His present research interests include megacities, air pollution: environmental impact and risk assessment: atmospheric emissions and climate change; and integrated cross-disciplinary study of science and policy issues of the environment, health, energy, economy, technology, and infrastructure and resources-particularly from the global change, sustainable development and risk governance perspectives. Dr. Gurjar has (co)authored / (co)edited seven books and more than 100 publications. He has received several awards and fellowships including the prestigious Advanced Postdoctoral Research Fellowship of the Max Planck Society (Germany) (2002-2005) and UKIERI Grant to visit the University of Surrey (UK). He is also co-recipient of the Nawab Zain Yar Jung Bhadur Memorial Medal (best research paper award) from Environmental Engineering Division of the Institution of Engineers (India) Kolkata, for the year 1995-96.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction to Biofuels

    Agarwal, Avinash Kumar (et al.)

    Pages 3-6

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  • Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Energy Fuel Precursors from Lignocellulosic Fractions

    Agarwal, Bhumica (et al.)

    Pages 7-33

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  • Microbial Electrochemical Platform: Biofactory with Diverse Applications

    Venkata Mohan, S. (et al.)

    Pages 35-50

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  • Biomass-Derived HMF Oxidation with Various Oxidants

    Saravanamurugan, S. (et al.)

    Pages 51-67

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  • Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Lignocellulosic Biomass Components: Effect of Alkaline Catalyst

    Singh, Rawel (et al.)

    Pages 69-84

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eBook 118,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-3791-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover 145,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-3790-0
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Softcover 145,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-9966-3
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biofuels
Book Subtitle
Technology, Challenges and Prospects
Editors
  • Avinash K Agarwal
  • Rashmi Avinash Agarwal
  • Tarun Gupta
  • Bhola Ram Gurjar
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-3791-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-3791-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-3790-0
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9966-3
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 245
Number of Illustrations
94 b/w illustrations
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