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Greener and Scalable E-fuels for Decarbonization of Transport

  • Highlights various ways of using E-fuels in existing engines

  • Calibration for adaptation of E-fuels in existing engines

  • Economical perspective of E-fuels usage is discussed

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

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. E-Fuels for Decarbonization of Transport Sector

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Potential of E-Fuels for Decarbonization of Transport Sector

      • Sawan Bharti, Balendra V. S. Chauhan, Akshay Garg, Ajitanshu Vedrtnam, M. K. Shukla
      Pages 9-32
    3. A Historical Perspective on the Biofuel Policies in India

      • Anuj Kumar, Anand B. Rao
      Pages 33-64
  3. Hydrogen as an E-Fuel

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65
    2. Hydrogen as Maritime Transportation Fuel: A Pathway for Decarbonization

      • Omer Berkehan Inal, Burak Zincir, Caglar Dere
      Pages 67-110
    3. Assessment of Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel: Status, Prospects, Performance and Emission Characteristics

      • Mohammad Towhidul Islam, Khodadad Mostakim, Nahid Imtiaz Masuk, Md. Hasan Ibna Islam, Fazlur Rashid, Md. Arman Arefin et al.
      Pages 135-171
    4. Effectiveness of Hydrogen and Nanoparticles Addition in Eucalyptus Biofuel for Improving the Performance and Reduction of Emission in CI Engine

      • P. V. Elumalai, N. S. Senthur, M. Parthasarathy, S. K. Dash, Olusegun D. Samuel, M. Sreenivasa Reddy et al.
      Pages 173-191
  4. Dimethyl-Ether (DME) as an E-Fuel

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221
    2. Prospects of Dual-Fuel Injection System in Compression Ignition (CI) Engines Using Di-Methyl Ether (DME)

      • Ayush Tripathi, Suhan Park, Sungwook Park, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 223-259
  5. Application of Methanol and Ammonia as an E-Fuel

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 315-315
    2. ECU Calibration for Methanol Fuelled Spark Ignition Engines

      • Omkar Yadav, Hardikk Valera, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 317-346
    3. Scope and Limitations of Ammonia as Transport Fuel

      • Aaishi Ashirbad, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 391-418

About this book

This book highlights ways of using gaseous and liquid e-fuels like hydrogen (H₂), methane (CH₄), methanol (CH₃OH), DME (CH₃-O-CH₃), Ammonia (NH₃), synthetic petrol and diesel, etc in existing engines and their effects on tailpipe emissions. The contents also cover calibration and optimization procedure for adaptation of these fuels. the volume also discusses the economical aspect of these fuels. Chapters include recent results and are focused on current trends of automotive sector. This book will be of interest to those in academia and industry involved in fuels, IC engines, engine instrumentation, and environmental research.

Keywords

  • E-fuels
  • Clean Energy
  • Greener Fuels
  • Sustainable Transport
  • Low GHGs

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

    Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Hardikk Valera

About the editors

Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal: Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal joined IIT Kanpur in 2001. He worked at the Engine Research Center, UW@Madison, the USA as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (1999 – 2001). His interests are IC engines, combustion, alternate and conventional fuels, lubricating oil tribology, optical diagnostics, laser ignition, HCCI, emissions, and particulate control, 1D and 3D Simulations of engine processes, and large-bore engines. Prof. Agarwal has published 435+ peer-reviewed international journal and conference papers, 70 edited books, 92 books chapters, and 12200+ Scopus and 19000+ Google Scholar citations. He is the associate principal editor of FUEL. 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), Fellow of ISEES (2015), Fellow of INAE (2015), Fellow of NASI (2018), Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2018), and a Fellow of American Association of Advancement in Science (2020). He is the recipient of several prestigious awards such as Clarivate Analytics India Citation Award-2017 in Engineering and Technology, NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award-2012; INAE Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award-2012; Dr. C. V. Raman Young Teachers Award: 2011; SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award -2008; INSA Young Scientist Award-2007; UICT Young Scientist Award-2007; INAE Young Engineer Award-2005. Prof. Agarwal received Prestigious CSIR Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award-2016 in Engineering Sciences. Prof. Agarwal is conferred upon Sir J C Bose National Fellowship (2019) by SERB for his outstanding contributions. Prof. Agarwal was a highly cited researcher (2018) and was in the top ten HCR from India among 4000 HCR researchers globally in 22 fields of inquiry.

Mr. Hardikk Valera is pursuing PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK). He has completed his M.Tech and B.Tech from NIT Jalandhar (India) and Ganpat University, respectively. His research interests include methanol fuelled SI engines, methanol fuelled CI engines, optical diagnostics, fuel spray characterization and emission control from engines.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Greener and Scalable E-fuels for Decarbonization of Transport

  • Editors: Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Hardikk Valera

  • Series Title: Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-8344-2

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-16-8343-5

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-16-8344-2

  • Series ISSN: 2522-8366

  • Series E-ISSN: 2522-8374

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XV, 418

  • Number of Illustrations: 42 b/w illustrations, 183 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Engine Technology

Buying options

eBook USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-16-8344-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)