Coal and Biomass Gasification

Recent Advances and Future Challenges

  • Santanu De
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
  • V. S. Moholkar
  • Bhaskar Thallada

Part of the Energy, Environment, and Sustainability book series (ENENSU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Fundamentals of Gasification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. Rajasekhar Reddy, R. Vinu
      Pages 3-36
    3. M. R. Ravi, Sangeeta Kohli
      Pages 37-62
    4. Chanchal Loha, Malay K. Karmakar, Santanu De, Pradip K. Chatterjee
      Pages 63-91
    5. Malay K. Karmakar, Chanchal Loha, Santanu De, Pradip K. Chatterjee
      Pages 93-114
  3. Experiments, Modeling and Numerical Simulations of Gasification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Premkumar Kamalanathan, Rajesh Kumar Upadhyay
      Pages 175-206
    3. Preeti Aghalayam
      Pages 207-221
    4. Debarshi Mallick, Buljit Buragohain, Pinakeswar Mahanta, Vijayanand S. Moholkar
      Pages 223-241
    5. Saurabh Gupta, Sminu Bhaskaran, Santanu De
      Pages 243-280
    6. Ahmed M. Salem, Umesh Kumar, Ainul Nadirah Izaharuddin, Harnek Dhami, Tata Sutardi, Manosh C. Paul
      Pages 307-330
    7. Ramesh K. Agarwal, Mengqiao Yang, Subhodeep Banerjee
      Pages 331-347
  4. Integration of Renewable Energy and Utilization of Wastes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. Pratham Arora, Andrew Hoadley, Sanjay Mahajani
      Pages 351-367
    3. Natarianto Indrawan, Ajay Kumar, Sunil Kumar
      Pages 369-401
    4. Ankur Kaundal, Satvasheel Powar, Atul Dhar
      Pages 403-422
  5. Advanced Technologies of Gasification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 423-423
    2. Sminu Bhaskaran, Saurabh Gupta, Santanu De
      Pages 425-454
    3. Debarshi Mallick, Pinakeswar Mahanta, Vijayanand S. Moholkar
      Pages 473-497
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 521-521

About this book


This book addresses the science and technology of the gasification process and the production of electricity, synthetic fuels and other useful chemicals. Pursuing a holistic approach, it covers the fundamentals of gasification and its various applications. In addition to discussing recent advances and outlining future directions, it covers advanced topics such as underground coal gasification and chemical looping combustion, and describes the state-of-the-art experimental techniques, modeling and numerical simulations, environmentally friendly approaches, and technological challenges involved. 

Written in an easy-to-understand format with a comprehensive glossary and bibliography, the book offers an ideal reference guide to coal and biomass gasification for beginners, engineers and researchers involved in designing or operating gasification plants.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Santanu De
    • 1
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
    • 2
  • V. S. Moholkar
    • 3
  • Bhaskar Thallada
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Chemical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology GuwahatiGuwahatiIndia
  4. 4.Bio-Fuels DivisionCSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP)DehradunIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7334-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7335-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8366
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8374
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