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
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 analyse the latest bio-energy technologies and emission control strategies, while considering other important factors such as environmental sustainability and energy efficiency improvement to provide a well-rounded and thorough resource. The coverage expands to include biofuel extraction and conversion technologies, the implementation of biotechnologies and system improvement methods in the process industries.

This book will help readers develop a deep understanding of the relevant concepts and solutions to global sustainability issues in order to achieve a cleaner and more efficient energy environment. It will be particularly valuable and informative for energy industry practitioners, energy policy makers and government organizations, renewables researchers and academics.

Key Features

  • Focuses on recent developments in the field of eco-fuels and applies that to various related medium-large scale industries
  • Considers societal and environmental benefits alongside 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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