Advances in Eco-fuels for Sustainable Environment presents the most recent developments in the field of environmentally friendly eco-fuels. Dr. Kalad Azad and his team of contributors analyze the latest bio-energy technologies and emission control strategies, while also considering other important factors, such as environmental sustainability and energy efficiency improvement. Coverage includes biofuel extraction and conversion technologies, the implementation of biotechnologies and system improvement methods in the process industries. This book will help readers develop a deeper understanding of the relevant concepts and solutions to global sustainability issues with the goal of achieving cleaner, more efficient energy.
Energy industry practitioners, energy policymakers and government organizations, renewables researchers and academics will find this book extremely useful.
- Focuses on recent developments in the field of eco-fuels, applying concepts to various medium-large scale industries
- Considers the societal and environmental benefits, along with an analysis of technologies and research
- Includes contributions from industry experts and global case studies to demonstrate the application of the research and technologies discussed
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1. Introduction to sustainable eco-fuels 2. Eco-fuel feedstocks and their prospect 3. Prospect of biodiesel feedstocks as an effective eco-fuel source and their challenges 4. Sustainable feedstocks for eco-fuel: sources, properties, and prospects 5. Eco-fuel extraction technologies 6. Anaerobic digestion of various feed stocks for second generation biofuel production 7. Advances in bio-oil extraction from plant and algal sources 8. Efficient eco-fuel conversion approaches and techniques 9. Advances in eco-fuel conversion technologies 10. Catalyst free bio-crude eco-fuel production via subcritical hydrothermal liquefaction of biogas digestate 11. Eco-fuel characteristics and behaviour analysis 12. Eco-fuel and its compatibility with different automotive materials 13. Eco-fuel applications in internal combustion engine to mitigate harmful emission 14. Assessment of performance, combustion and emission behaviour of novel Annona biodiesel operated diesel engine 15. Eco-fuel applications in CI engine 16. Commercial prospect of eco-fuel as a new horizon for future scopes 17. Eco-fuel future prospect and community impact
Dr. Azad received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Central Queensland University, Australia. His research focused on clean energy production and mitigation of environmental pollution using advanced biofuels. His research expertise in three major areas: renewable energy, advanced combustion modelling, and thermofluids engineering applications. Dr. Azad has published about 80 articles and co-edited Clean Energy for Sustainable Development which has been published in 2016.