Novel Combustion Concepts for Sustainable Energy Development

  • Avinash K Agarwal
  • Ashok Pandey
  • Ashwani K. Gupta
  • Suresh K. Aggarwal
  • Abhijit Kushari
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Avinash K. Agarwal, Suresh K. Aggarwal, Ashwani K. Gupta, Abhijit Kushari, Ashok Pandey
      Pages 3-7
  3. Biofuels: Production, Properties and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Anil Kumar Patel, Reeta Rani Singhania, Ashok Pandey
      Pages 25-44
    3. Siva Sankar Thanapal, Dustin Eseltine, Kalyan Annamalai, Devesh Ranjan
      Pages 45-73
  4. Combustion of Fuels and Engine Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Swarnendu Sen, Rajendra R. Chaudhari, Achintya Mukhopadhyay
      Pages 199-232
    3. Subramanyam Gollahalli, Ramkumar Parthasarathy, Arun Balakrishnan
      Pages 297-328
    4. Ramesh K. Agarwal, Subhodeep Banerjee, Xiao Zhang, Zheming Zhang, Ling Zhou
      Pages 329-362
    5. Chellappan Balaji, Ashwin Kannan, Ramgopal Sampath, Satyanarayanan Chakravarthy
      Pages 363-377
  5. Emissions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 403-403
    2. Ajay S. Nagpure, Bhola R. Gurjar
      Pages 405-414
    3. Tarun Gupta, Avinash K. Agarwal, Pravesh Chandra Shukla
      Pages 415-432
    4. Surbhi Kohli, Abhijit Kushari
      Pages 433-456
  6. Sustainable Energy Systems and Efficiency Improvements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 483-483
    2. Thomas Konegger, Jessica Torrey, Octavio Flores, Tobias Fey, Bruno Ceron-Nicolat, Günter Motz et al.
      Pages 501-533
    3. Ryoichi S. Amano, Yi-Hsin Yen, Michael L. Hamman
      Pages 535-560
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 561-562

About these proceedings


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.


Combustion Combustion Diagnostics Combustion and Energy Combustion and Environment Combustion and Sustainability Dump Combustor Fuel Combustion Internal Combustion Engines Propulsion

Editors and affiliations

  • Avinash K Agarwal
    • 1
  • Ashok Pandey
    • 2
  • Ashwani K. Gupta
    • 3
  • Suresh K. Aggarwal
    • 4
  • Abhijit Kushari
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Biofuels and Biotechnology DivisionNIIST, ThiruvananthapuramThiruvananthapuramIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  4. 4.Flow and Combustion Laboratory, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  5. 5.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer India 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New Delhi
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-81-322-2210-1
  • Online ISBN 978-81-322-2211-8
  • Buy this book on publisher's site