Technology, Challenges and Prospects

  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
  • Rashmi Avinash Agarwal
  • Tarun Gupta
  • Bhola Ram Gurjar

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Rashmi Avinash Agarwal, Tarun Gupta, Bhola Ram Gurjar
      Pages 3-6
    3. Bhumica Agarwal, Vivek Ahluwalia, Ashok Pandey, Rajender Singh Sangwan, Sasikumar Elumalai
      Pages 7-33
    4. S. Venkata Mohan, G. Velvizhi, P. Chiranjeevi
      Pages 35-50
    5. S. Saravanamurugan, Ashok Pandey, Rajender Singh Sangwan
      Pages 51-67
    6. Rawel Singh, Bhavya B. Krishna, Thallada Bhaskar
      Pages 69-84
    7. Ritesh S. Malani, Arun Goyal, Vijayanand S. Moholkar
      Pages 103-135
    8. Richa Katiyar, Amit Kumar, B. R. Gurjar
      Pages 157-175
    9. Aditya Dilip Lele, Krishnasamy Anand, Krithika Narayanaswamy
      Pages 177-199

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.


Biodiesel Bio-refineries Lignocellulosic biomass Engine Utilisation Bio-ethanol

Editors and affiliations

  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
    • 1
  • Rashmi Avinash Agarwal
    • 2
  • Tarun Gupta
    • 3
  • Bhola Ram Gurjar
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur KanpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  4. 4.Head, Centre for Transportation Systems (CTRANS)Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee RoorkeeIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-3790-0
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-3791-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-3529
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-3537
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