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Alternative Fuels for Transportation

1st Edition

Edited by A S Ramadhas

CRC Press

463 pages

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pub: 2010-10-13
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With existing petroleum oil and natural gas reserves enough for only several more decades, there is an imminent need for alternative energy sources. This critical situation has incited greater improvements in automotive technology and the increased use of nonconventional fuels. Alternative Fuels for Transportation covers the potential, production m

Table of Contents

Fuels and Trends. Vegetable Oils. Biodiesel. Methanol. Ethanol. Dimethyl Ether. Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Compressed Natural Gas. Hydrogen. Electric Vehicles. Fuel Cells. Hybrid Vehicles. Future Fuels. Appendix. Index.

About the Editor

A.S. Ramadhas is a Senior Research Officer in the engine testing of fuels and emissions department in the Research and Development Center of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. With a decade of experience in academia and industry, Dr. Ramadhas focuses his research on conventional and alternative fuels, gasoline additives, engine technologies, and emissions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Energy
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General