The content of book includes all major aspects of biomass production and efficient utilization for energy generation. Most of the information presented in this book reflects a basis to acquire the understanding of the proper utilization of biomass for heat and power generation. In this book, design criteria, present state of art of technology and future perspective of clean energy are illustrated through graphs, figures, tables, flowcharts. equatiosn etc. to make the subject more clear and useful.
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Table of Contents
1. Biomass- An Overview 2. Biomass Energy for Domestic Applications 3. Biogas Technology 4. Carbonisation of Biomass 5. Pyrolysis Process 6. Torrefaction of Biomass 7. Biomass Gasification Technology 8. Biodiesel Production 9. Bioethanol Production 10. Densification Technology
Prof. N. S. Rathore is Vice Chancellor, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur. He did M.Tech with specialization in Energy Studies from I.I.T., Delhi and Ph.D. from Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner. He has served the ICAR as Deputy Director General (Engg.), Deputy Director General (Education). He is also founder Vice Chancellor of Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner- Jaipur, Rajasthan. He has contributed more than 200 technical papers and 36 books on various aspects of Renewable Energy, Environment and Agricultural Engineering. He has undertaken 50 research projects and organized 20 International trainings, Seminars/winter, Workshops and Conferences and 12 ISTE sponsored Summer School. There are 100 reports, proceedings and popular articles to his credit. He was honored by the Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers and other government and private organization.
Dr. N.L. Panwar is an Assistant Professor of Renewable Energy Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan (India). He has been awarded PhD from the Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. His areas of interest cover energy and energy analyses of thermal systems and energy efficiency & management. He has contributed more than 100 papers in international journals and several books on renewable energy aspect. He has been a recipient of ‘Prakritik Urja Puraskar’ from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India for his outstanding book on Alternative Energy Resources. He has also been awarded by “Shrimati Vijay-Usha Sodha Research Award" from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 2014, and Rajasthan Energy Conservation Award 2018 from Government of Rajasthan.