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Handbook of Combustion, 5 Volume Set

Maximilian Lackner (Editor), Franz Winter (Editor), Avinash K. Agarwal (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-527-32449-1
3168 pages
June 2010
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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.
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Volume 1: Fundamentals and Safety
Fundamentals of Combustion
Combustion Chemistry
Combustion Physics
Heat Transfer
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
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
NOx Formation, Control and Reduction Techniques
Measurements in Large Power Plants

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
Spray Combustion: Impact on Emissions
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 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

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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.
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