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This research book provides state-of-the-art advances in several areas of energy generation from, and environmental impact of, fuels and biofuels. It also presents novel developments in the areas of biofuels and products from various feedstock materials along with thermal management, emission control and environmental issues. Availability of clean and sustainable energy is of paramount importance in all applications of energy, power, mobility and propulsion. This book is written by internationally renowned experts from around the globe. They provide the latest innovations in cleaner energy utilization for a wide range of devices.

The energy and environment sustainability requires a multipronged approach involving development and utilization of new and renewable fuels, design of fuel-flexible combustion systems and novel and environmentally friendly technologies for improved fuel use. This book serves as a good reference for practicing engineers, educators and research professionals.

Table of Contents

Frontmatter

Combustion and Propulsion Systems

Frontmatter

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

On Lean Direct Injection Research

Xiao Ren, Chih-Jen Sung, Hukam C. Mongia

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Effect of Alternative Fuels on Emissions and Engine Compatibility

Bhupendra Khandelwal, Charith J. Wijesinghe, Shabarish Sriraman

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Effect of Fuel Unsaturation on Emissions in Flames and Diesel Engines

Suresh K. Aggarwal

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Investigation and Development of Modified Ross Yoke Mechanism on Alpha-Parallel-Cylinder Stirling Engine

Sutapat Kwankaomeng

Flame and Combustor Dynamics

Frontmatter

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Dynamic Systems Approach for Laminar Ducted Flames

Uddalok Sen, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Synchronization Transition in a Thermoacoustic System: Temporal and Spatiotemporal Analyses

Sirshendu Mondal, Samadhan A. Pawar, R. I. Sujith

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Interaction of Water Spray with Flame

Sourav Sarkar, Joydeep Munshi, Santanu Pramanik, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen

Turbulent Combustion Modeling and Simulations

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Quantification of External Enthalpy Controlled Combustion at Unity Damköhler Number

Fabian Hampp, Rune Peter Lindstedt

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

A Dynamic LES Model for Turbulent Reactive Flow with Parallel Adaptive Finite Elements

Jiajia Waters, David B. Carrington, Xiuling Wang, Darrell W. Pepper

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Fundamentals of Rate-Controlled Constrained-Equilibrium Method

Fatemeh Hadi, Guangying Yu, Hameed Metghalchi

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Direct Numerical Simulation Study of Lean Hydrogen/Air Premixed Combustion

Rohit Saini, Ashoke De, S. Gokulakrishnan

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Investigation of the Role of Chemical Kinetics in Controlling Stabilization Mechanism of the Turbulent Lifted Jet Flame Using Multi-flamelet Generated Manifold Approach

Rohit Saini, Ashoke De, Venu Aggarwal, Rakesh Yadav

Two-Phase Modeling and Experiments

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Mixing Dynamics in Interacting Vortices

Saptarshi Basu, Swetaprovo Chaudhuri, Baki M. Cetegen, Abhishek Saha

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Numerical Modeling of Aerosol Transport and Dynamics

P. S. Rajagopal, Manish Joshi, Janki Shinde, S. Anand, Akshai K. Runchal, B. K. Sapra, Y. S. Mayya, Madhukar M. Rao

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Fire Testing and Study of Liquid Pool Fire in Multiple Compartments

Pavan Kumar Sharma, Anoop Kumar Raut, Abhijit Kushari

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Study of Liquid Breakup Mechanism for Application of Solid Rocket Propulsion

Ryoichi Amano, Yi-Hsin Yen

Renewable Energy and Fuels; Production and Utilization

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Thermochemical Reforming of Wastes to Renewable Fuels

K. G. Burra, Ashwani K. Gupta

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

General Concepts for Catalytic Synthesis of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil

Yun Hin Taufiq-Yap, Nasar Mansir

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Biofuels in Air and Ground Transportation

Hema Ramsurn, Ram B. Gupta

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Innovative Bio-char Briquetting from Corn Residue Using Torrefaction Process

Krongkaew Laohalidanond, Somrat Kerdsuwan
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