Advances in Eco-Fuels for a Sustainable Environment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081027288

Advances in Eco-Fuels for a Sustainable Environment

1st Edition

Editors: Kalam Azad
Paperback ISBN: 9780081027288
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 400
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to sustainable eco-fuels
A. K. Azad and M.G. Rasul
2. Eco-fuel feedstocks and their prospect
Andrea Capodaglio
3. Prospect of biodiesel feedstocks as an effective eco-fuel and its challenges
E. F. Aransiola
4. Eco-fuel extraction technology
R. Anand
5. Efficient eco-fuel conversion approaches and techniques
Wei-Qi Xie
6. Eco-fuel conversion technologies
Siti Zullaikah
7. Catalyst free bio-crude eco-fuel production via subcritical hydrothermal liquefaction of biogas digestate
Oseweuba V. Okoro, Zhifa Sun and John Birc
8. Eco-fuel characteristics and behaviour
R. Anand
9. Eco-fuel and its compatibility with different automotive materials
M. A. Fazal and Saeed Rubaiee
10. Eco-fuel applications in internal combustion engine to mitigate harmful emission
R. Anand
11. Assessment of performance, combustion and emission behaviour of novel Annona biodiesel operated diesel engine
Senthil Ramalingam and Silambarasan Rajendran
12. Commercial prospect of eco-fuel as a new horizon for future scopes
Delwar Akbar, N. Ashwath, Rolfe, Rahman and Subedi
13. Eco-fuel future prospects and community impact
Muhammad Arshad


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.

Key Features

  • 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


Renewable Energy Engineers, energy industry practitioners and policy makers, Energy researchers and graduate students especially concerned with sustainable environment, Energy departments of government organizations, Environmental protection organisations


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About the Editors

Kalam Azad Editor

Dr. Azad received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Central Queensland University, Australia. His research focused on cPhDlean energy production and mitigation of environmental pollution by analyzing engine combustion phenomena using advanced biofuel. His research focuses on three major areas of energy: renewables, advanced combustion modelling and process design for energy industries. Dr. Azad has published 75 articles and co-edited Clean Energy for Sustainable Development which published in 2016.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, Central Queensland University, Australia