This five-volume reference work on combustion represents the first complete, in-depth coverage of the field. The contents range from an up-to-date presentation of gas, liquid and solid combustion, via pollutant formation and new technologies to combustion diagnostics and safety. Written by world-leading experts from academia and industry, this is the one-stop reference work for all those working in the field.
Maximilian Lackner earned his Master's Degree in Physical and Analytical Chemistry, followed by a PhD degree from the Vienna University of Technology, Austria. He also obtained a postgraduate business degree from Johannes Kepler University, Austria. He was a postdoc at Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden. His main research interest is the use of lasers in chemistry. He is the founder of the company ProcessEng Engineering GmbH and serves on the advisory board of the Association of German Engineers. Franz Winter is group leader and Head of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Chemical Engineering at High Temperatures at the Vienna University of Technology. He obtained his academic degrees from the Vienna University of Technology and has specialized on combustion and high temperature reaction kinetics. He has authored more than 300 scientific publications. He is chairman and reviewer on various scientific and technical advisory boards and an active member of the Combustion Institute. Avinash Kumar Agarwal is Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He obtained his PhD degree from the Center for Energy Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Engine Research Center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
Volume 1: Fundamentals and Safety Fundamentals of Combustion Combustion Chemistry Combustion Physics Ignition Heat Transfer Thermodynamics Modelling and Simulation of Droplet and Spray Combustion Combustion Kinetics Modelling Modelling of Turbulent Combustion Supersonic Jets and Atomization of Sprays Light Emission from Flames Cool Flames Steam Production Explosion Safety Fuel Cells Flame Retardants ? Chemistry Applications & Environmental Impacts Health Effects of Combustion Products Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in Industry History of Combustion Fire Detection Using Chemical Signatures Toxicology of Combustion Products Fire Safety Dire Spread in Buildings Volume 2: Combustion Diagnostics and Pollutants Ultrafast Optical Diagnostics in Flames NOx Formation, Control and Reduction Techniques LDA LIF Measurement of Particle Properties Overview of Combustion Diagnostics Formation and Diagnostics of Sprays in Combustion Spontaneous Raman Scattering Diagnostics ? Applications in Practical Combustion Systems CARS Spectroscopy GC/MS for Combustion and Pyrolysis Research Combustion Characteristics of Fossil Fuels by Thermal Analysis Methods Gas Potentiometry Catalytic Technology for Soot and Gaseous Pollution Control SOx: Formation, Control and Removal Processes Carbon Monoxide CO2 Greenhouse Gas Formation and Capture Soot and Soot Diagnostics by Laser-Induced Incandescence PAH NOx Formation, Control and Reduction Techniques Corrosion Measurements in Large Power Plants LDA Volume 3: Gases and Liquids Overview of Gaseous Fuels Global Warming Implication of Natural Gas Combustion CFD for Gas Explosions Eulerian Monte Carlo Method to Solve PDF Transport Equations for Turbulent Reactive Flows Combustion of Low Heating Value Gaseous Fuel Mixtures Gas Turbines Flame Lift-Off and Blowout Stability Limits and their Application in Gas Burners Combustion of Hydrogen and Hydrogen-Fossil-Fuel Blends Combustion in Compression Ignition Engines of the Dual-Fuel Type (Diesel-Gas Engines) Fuel Gas Applications in Industry Overview of Liquid Fuels Atomization, Combustion and Emission Characteristics of Biofuels Biodiesel and Bioalcohols Gasoline Engines Diesel Engines Ship Engines Synfuels Spray Combustion: Impact on Emissions Burners Oil Outlook Volume 4: Solid Fuels Overview on Solid Fuels, Characteristics, Origin Overview of Solid Fuels Combustion Technologies Overview on Biomass Combustion Smale Scale Combustion Coal Combustion Pulverized Coal Boilers Modelling Fixed and Moving Bed Combustion Solid Waste Combustion Gasification and Pyrolysis of Coal Gasification of Biomass and Waste Fluidized Beds Modelling of Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion Corrosion During Biomass Combustion Agglomeration in Fluidized Beds: Mechanisms, Detection, and Counteraction Ash Ash Fouling of Boiler Heat Transfer Surfaces and Thermo-Physical Properties of Deposits Co-Firing Biomass with Coal in Fluidized Bed Combustion Systems Co-Utilization of Biomass Based Fuels in Pulverized Coal Power Plants in Europe Volume 5: New Technologies The Chemistry in HCCI Combustion and the Use of Reduced Kinetic Mechanisms for Controlling Strategies Low Temperature Combustion in Engines Corona Ignition and Other Ignition Systems Applied to Combustion Systems Plasma Assisted Ignition and Combustion Laser Ignition Combustion Enhancement and Stabilization: Problematic, Effects and Diagnostics of the Plasma Assistance Porous Media Combustion Staged Combustion and Exhaust Gas Recirculation Hetero-/Homogeneous Combustion Catalytic Combustion Mild Combustion Underground Coal Gasification: A Clean Coal Technology Energy from Aquatic Biomass Flameless Pulverized Coal Combustion Warm Discharges for Fuel Metal Halocarbon Combustion Acoustic Control of Flames Combustion Synthesis CO2 Sequestration Oxy-Combustion Technologies with Pure Oxygen and Chemical Looping Combustion Calcium-Based Sorbent Looping Processes for Carbon Capture Combustion of Pulverized Fuel in CO2 Atmosphere Energy Conversion Processes with CO2-Separation not Reducing Efficiency