Bioenergy Resources and Technologies

Bioenergy Resources and Technologies

1st Edition - March 10, 2021

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  • Editors: Abul Azad, Mohammad Khan
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128225257
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128225264

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Bioenergy Resources and Technologies presents advanced approaches and applications of bioenergy resources, with a strong focus on environmental sustainability. Chapters on the applications of bioenergy, the implementation of bioenergy as an alternative fuel, and future energy security make this an invaluable and unique resource to further advance the field. This book provides new information and novel techniques across a variety of bioenergy applications, with the book's authors addressing key uses for bioenergy resources as an alternative fuel. Various case studies and examples help demonstrate meaning and provide additional clarity. Social and economic aspects are included for each technology discussed, along with a number of research works and their findings in a diverse mix of areas including energy, environmental science, biotechnology, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Researchers and professionals in these disciplines will gain knowledge on the underlying concepts, technologies, fuel applications and solutions to global environmental issues using bioenergy resources.

Key Features

  • Presents technical and social issues surrounding the latest bioenergy technologies
  • Explores solutions to global sustainability goals through bioenergy applications and the future of energy security
  • Includes experimental investigations of engine performance, emissions and combustion phenomena using different types of oxygenated fuel


Academics; Experts in Energy and resource industries; Postgraduate students; Department of energy staff; Environmental protection organizations; Professional engineers and technologists in sustainable energy. Students on Energy Engineering courses, particularly modules focusing on Bioenergy and Sustainable Energy. Researchers and professionals in related industries including: energy and fuels, algae science, environmental science, biotechnology, genomics, economics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and sustainability engineering. Energy Engineering: Bioenergy, sustainability

Table of Contents

  • Section A: Biomass Energy
    1. Usefulness of selected annual plants cultivated for more energy content biomass production purposes in a temperate climate
    Frankowski Jakub

    2. Catalytic pyrolysis of biomass using shape selective zeolites for bio-oil enhancement
    Salman Raza Naqvi, Syed Ali Ammar Taqvi, M. Taqi Mehran, Asif Hussain Khoja, M. Naqvi, and Awais Bokhari

    3. Advance strategies for tar elimination from biomass gasification technique
    Muddasser Inayat, Muhammad Shahbaz, Salman Raza Naqvi, Shaharin A. Sulaiman, and NorAishah Saidina Amin

    Section B: Biogas Energy
    4. Biogas: A promising Clean energy technology
    Muhammad Arshad, Sadia Javed, Abdur Rahman Ansari, Arooj Fatima, and Mirza Imran Shahzad

    5. Potential applications of ionic liquids on gas separation and bio-oil cleaning process
    Pobitra Halder, Savankumar Patel, Sazal Kundu, Biplob Pramanik, Rajarathinam Parthasarathy, and Kalpit Shah

    Section C: Hydrogen Energy
    6. Technologies for renewable hydrogen production
    Mahin Basha Syed

    7. Hydrogen production from electrolysis: mathematical modelling approach
    Atta Sojoudi, Ali M. Sefidan, K.C.A. Alam, and Suvash C. Saha

    8. Techno-economic evaluation of hydrogen energy by flow sheeting simulation and economic evaluation
    Venkatakrishnan Balasubramanian, Nawshad Haque, Suresh Bhargava, Srinivasan Madapusi, and Rajarathinam Parthasarathy

    9. Assessment of combined renewable sources and hydrogen storage for residential application
    Apinya Chanthakett, M.T. Arif, Mohammad Masud Kamal Khan, and Aman M.T. Oo

    Section D: Biofuels Energy
    10. A comprehensive investigation on the effects of ceramic layering and cetane improver with avocado seed oil biodiesel fuelled diesel engine
    Karthickeyan Viswanathan and Shuang Wang

    11. Effect of low carbon biofuel on carbon emissions in biodiesel fuelled CI engine
    S. Thiyagarajan, Ankit Sonthalia, V. Edwin Geo, Karthickeyan Viswanathan, and Dhinesh Balasubramaniyam

    12. Life cycle assessment and Techno-economic analysis of photosynthetic microalgae for sustainable biodiesel production
    Neha Arora and George P. Philippidis

    Section E: Socio-economic Aspect of Bioenergy
    13. Social, economic and environmental aspects of bioenergy resources
    Zobaidul Kabir

    14. Policies and measures to promote the use of bioenergy resources for sustainable environmental
    Zobaidul Kabir, M.A. Yusuf, and Imran Khan

Product details

  • No. of pages: 504
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: March 10, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128225257
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128225264

About the Editors

Abul Azad

Dr Kalam Azad is a Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology at Central Queensland University, Australia. He has a strong record of research publications and achievement in the areas of renewable energy technologies, energy conversion, and thermofluids engineering and their relevant industrial applications. His research focuses on clean energy production and mitigation of environmental pollution. He has published about eighty scientific articles including three edited refereed books, eight book chapters, forty-seven journal articles, and twenty-four conference papers so far. He made significant contributions to engineering education, research, and scholarship. The recognition of his research has been strongly demonstrated through a large number of citations and h-index both in Scopus and Google Scholar. He is also working as a reviewer of different renowned international journals and books. Currently, he is a member of different professional bodies throughout the world. He has been significantly contributing to the strategic research on Clean and Sustainable Energy Technologies at Central Queensland University, Australia.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology at Central Queensland University, Australia.

Mohammad Khan

Mohammad Khan
Dr. Masud Khan is Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, and formerly Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology at Queensland University. His area of teaching is fluid mechanics and research activities include fluid modelling and flow properties, rheology, Thermofluid and sustainable energy, and energy efficient technologies. He has 32 years of academic and research experience and over 380 publications including 3 edited books.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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