Energy for Propulsion

A Sustainable Technologies Approach

  • Akshai K.  Runchal
  • Ashwani K.  Gupta
  • Abhijit Kushari
  • Ashoke De
  • Suresh K.  Aggarwal

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Combustion and Propulsion Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Xiao Ren, Chih-Jen Sung, Hukam C. Mongia
      Pages 3-26
    3. Bhupendra Khandelwal, Charith J. Wijesinghe, Shabarish Sriraman
      Pages 27-50
  3. Flame and Combustor Dynamics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Uddalok Sen, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen
      Pages 97-123
    3. Sirshendu Mondal, Samadhan A. Pawar, R. I. Sujith
      Pages 125-150
    4. Sourav Sarkar, Joydeep Munshi, Santanu Pramanik, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen
      Pages 151-186
  4. Turbulent Combustion Modeling and Simulations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Jiajia Waters, David B. Carrington, Xiuling Wang, Darrell W. Pepper
      Pages 217-235
    3. Fatemeh Hadi, Guangying Yu, Hameed Metghalchi
      Pages 237-266
    4. Rohit Saini, Ashoke De, S. Gokulakrishnan
      Pages 267-291
  5. Two-Phase Modeling and Experiments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. Saptarshi Basu, Swetaprovo Chaudhuri, Baki M. Cetegen, Abhishek Saha
      Pages 317-343
    3. P. S. Rajagopal, Manish Joshi, Janki Shinde, S. Anand, Akshai K. Runchal, B. K. Sapra et al.
      Pages 345-364
    4. Pavan Kumar Sharma, Anoop Kumar Raut, Abhijit Kushari
      Pages 365-380
  6. Renewable Energy and Fuels; Production and Utilization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 393-393
    2. K. G. Burra, Ashwani K. Gupta
      Pages 395-428
    3. Hema Ramsurn, Ram B. Gupta
      Pages 457-472
    4. Krongkaew Laohalidanond, Somrat Kerdsuwan
      Pages 473-494

About this book


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.



Clean energy Combustion Propulsion and power Low environmental impact propulsion Biofuels hypersonic propulsion hydrocarbon fuels Emission control Biomass Waste to energy

Editors and affiliations

  • Akshai K.  Runchal
    • 1
  • Ashwani K.  Gupta
    • 2
  • Abhijit Kushari
    • 3
  • Ashoke De
    • 4
  • Suresh K.  Aggarwal
    • 5
  1. 1.ACRI, The CFD InnovatorsLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Maryland, Department of Mechanical EngineeringCollege ParkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  4. 4.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Department of Aerospace EngineeringKanpurIndia
  5. 5.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical EngineeringChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7472-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7473-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-3529
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-3537
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