Prospects of Alternative Transportation Fuels

  • Akhilendra P Singh
  • Rashmi Avinash Agarwal
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
  • Atul Dhar
  • Mritunjay Kumar Shukla

Part of the Energy, Environment, and Sustainability book series (ENENSU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Akhilendra P. Singh, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Rashmi Avinash Agarwal, Atul Dhar, Mritunjay Kumar Shukla
      Pages 3-6
    3. Akhilendra P. Singh, Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 7-19
  3. Gaseous Alternative Fuels: Production and Utilization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Sanjukta Subudhi
      Pages 23-38
    3. Anuj Pal, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 39-54
    4. Priybrat Sharma, Atul Dhar
      Pages 55-78
    5. Tadveer Singh Hora, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 79-106
  4. Biofuels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Dev Prakash Satsangi, Nachiketa Tiwari, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 109-129
    3. Amit Pal, Amrik Singh, R. S. Mishra
      Pages 167-202
  5. Advanced Techniques of Alternative Fuels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Arvind Kumar Bhatt, Ravi Kant Bhatia, Sumita Thakur, Nidhi Rana, Vaishali Sharma, Ranju Kumari Rathour
      Pages 205-233
    3. Krishnendu Kundu, Ayoma Chatterjee, Tamashree Bhattacharyya, Madhuka Roy, Ajit Kaur
      Pages 235-268
    4. Desavath Viswanatha Naik, Vimal Kumar, Basheshwar Prasad
      Pages 269-295
  6. Utilization of Alternative Fuels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
    2. Kirti Bhushan Mishra, Klaus-Dieter Wehrstedt
      Pages 343-357
    3. Akhilendra P. Singh, Avinash Kumar Agarwal
      Pages 359-385
    4. Gaurav Tripathi, Sarthak Nag, Atul Dhar, Dhiraj V. Patil
      Pages 387-405

About this book


This book discusses different types of alternative fuels, including biodiesel, alcohol, synthetic fuels, compressed natural gas (CNG) and its blend with hydrogen, HCNG, and provides detailed information on the utilization of these alternative fuels in internal combustion (IC) engines. Further, it presents methods for production of these alternative fuels and explores advanced combustion techniques, such as low-temperature and dual-fuel combustion, using alternative fuels. It includes a chapter on the soot morphology of biodiesel, which focuses on the toxicity. There are also four chapters on hydrogen-fueled engines, which discuss use of hydrogen in IC engines and also provide important information on the methodologies. This book is a valuable resource for researchers and practicing engineers alike.


Hydrogen fuel Biodiesel Emission reduction Alcohol as fuel Biomass Soot morphology Fuel from waste HCNG

Editors and affiliations

  • Akhilendra P Singh
    • 1
  • Rashmi Avinash Agarwal
    • 2
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
    • 3
  • Atul Dhar
    • 4
  • Mritunjay Kumar Shukla
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia
  4. 4.School of EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology MandiKamand, MandiIndia
  5. 5.Automotive Fuels and Application DivisionCSIR-Indian Institute of PetroleumDehradunIndia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7517-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7518-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8366
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8374
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