Green Energy and Technology

Innovations in Sustainable Energy and Cleaner Environment

Editors: Gupta, A.K., De, A., Aggarwal, S.K., Kushari, A., Runchal, A.K. (Eds.)

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  • Contains comprehensive information with extensive and relevant references in every topic
  • Discusses recent advances in hypersonic propulsion using hydrocarbon fuels
  • Discusses clean energy production from from waste, biomass and low grade fuels 
  • Presents complementary views on fuels, combustion, power, propulsion and air toxins with special focus on present and future research perspective
  • Presents a multi-pronged approach involving development and utilization of new and renewable fuels, design of fuel-flexible combustion systems and novel environmentally friendly technologies
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This book covers the state-of-the-art advances in several areas of energy, combustion, power, propulsion, and environment, focusing on the use of conventional and alternative fuels. It presents novel developments in the areas of biofuels and value added products from various feedstock materials, along with thermal management, emission control and environmental issues from energy conversion. Written by internationally renowned experts, the chapters in this volume cover the latest fundamental and applied research innovations on cleaner energy utilization for a wide range of devices extending from micro scale energy conversion to hypersonic propulsion using hydrocarbon fuels. The book will be useful as a ready reference for managers and practicing and research engineers, as well as graduate students and research organizations and institutions.

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Dr. Ashwani K. Gupta is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland (UMD). He obtained his Ph.D. and higher doctorate (D.Sc.) from the University of Sheffield, was awarded a D.Sc. from Southampton University and has received honorary doctorates from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, King Mungkut University of Technology North Bangkok, and University of Derby, UK. He received many honors and awards from AIAA and ASME and the President Kirwan Research Award and College of Engineering Research Award at UMD. Professor Gupta has authored over 750 papers, 3 books, and edited 12 books in the areas of combustion, swirl flows, high temperature air combustion (HiTAC), distributed combustion, waste to energy, acid gas treatment, fuel reforming, and air pollution. He is Honorary Fellow of ASME and Fellow of AIAA, SAE, AAAS and RAeS (UK).
Dr. Ashoke De is an Associate Professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He has been the recipient of the Humboldt Research fellowship for Experienced Researchers, IEI-Young Engineer’s Award-2014, DST Young Scientist award-2015, and P. K. Kelkar Research Fellowship from IIT Kanpur. He is a member of ASME, SIAM, FMFP, ISHMT and Combustion Institute. He received his M.S. from IIT Kanpur, and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. He has authored over 90 peer reviewed papers. His research interests include combustion modeling, hybrid RANS/LES model development, supersonic flows and Fluid-Structure interactions (FSI) with focus on computational mechanics in combustion and turbulent flows.
Dr. Suresh K. Aggarwal received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology. He was a member of research staff at Princeton University and Senior Research Engineer at CMU. He then joined the University of Illinois at Chicago was promoted to Professor in 1995. He served as Director of Graduate Studies, and was also Visiting Scientist at ANL, Visiting Professor at Ecole Centrale-Paris, France and Guest Professor at Jiangsu University, China. His research interests include combustion, multiphase reacting flows, emissions, clean energy, and fire suppression. He has authored over 360 publications and is a Fellow of ASME, AAAS and Associate Fellow of AIAA.
Dr. Abhijit Kushari is a Professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Dr. Kushari received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology, in 2000 and joined the IIT Kanpur as an Assistant Professor in 2001. He became a Professor in 2014. His research interests are aerospace propulsion, gas turbine engines, turbo-machinery, liquid atomization flow control and combustion dynamics. He has authored more than 130 technical papers.  Dr. Akshai Runchal is the founder and Director of CFD Virtual Reality Institute and ACRI group of companies. His expertise is in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). He has consulted widely on flow, heat and mass transfer, combustion, environmental impact, hazardous and nuclear waste, ground water and decision analysis to over 200 clients in 20 countries. He is the principal author of PORFLOW®, TIDAL®, ANSWER® and RADM™ simulation models that are used worldwide. He received his Ph.D. from Imperial College (London), and Bachelor's in Engineering from PEC.  He has taught in the USA, India and the UK.  He has authored 7 books and over 200 technical publications. He has received many honors and awards, and given many invited contributions at conferences.


Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • Recent Developments in the Research on Pressure-Gain Combustion Devices

    Pages 3-21

    Kailasanath, Kazhikathra

  • Drag Reduction with Optimum Designing of a Base Bleed Projectile Using Computational Analysis

    Pages 23-45

    De, Ashoke (et al.)

  • An Experimental Investigation of Mass Transfer Cooling Techniques for Atmospheric Entry Vehicles

    Pages 47-66

    Mohammed Ibrahim, S. (et al.)

  • Numerical Investigation of Hypergolic Combustion Characteristics in Rocket Engines

    Pages 67-97

    De, Ashoke (et al.)

  • Green and Clean Upgraded Fuel from Old Landfill Dumpsites for Sustainable Development

    Pages 101-116

    Kerdsuwan, Somrat (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovations in Sustainable Energy and Cleaner Environment
Editors
  • Ashwani K. Gupta
  • Ashoke De
  • Suresh K. Aggarwal
  • Abhijit Kushari
  • Akshai K Runchal
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-9012-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-9012-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-9011-1
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 561
Number of Illustrations
65 b/w illustrations, 270 illustrations in colour
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