Table of contents for Novel combustion concepts for sustainable energy development.

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Part I: General.- Introduction.- Technical challenges and scientific approach for a sustainable energy efficient future.- Part II: Biofuels: Production, properties and applications.- Biofuels from biomass.-  Biomass fuel quality enhancement and the respiratory quotient (RQ) for ranking fossil and biomass fuels based on CO2 emissions.- Effect of biodiesel utilization on tribological properties of lubricating oil in a compression ignition engine.- Hydrogen enriched syngas from biomass steam gasification for use in land based gas turbine engines.- Part III: Combustion of fuels and engine performance.- Future trends in commercial aviation engines’ combustion.- Spectroscopic methods and visualization applied to combustion diagnoses.- Lean blow-out detection techniques for partially premixed flames in a dump combustor.- Fluidized bed combustion of coal, renewable fuels and waste: Current Status and Developments.- Using petroleum and biomass derived fuels in duel-fuel diesel engines.- Mixture preparation effects on distributed combustion for gas turbine application.- Flame characteristics of vaporized renewable fuels and their blends with petroleum fuels.- Process and reactor level simulations of coal-direct chemical looping combustion.- Acoustic reynolds stress: the source of coherent structures during combustion instability.- Developing surrogates for liquid transportation fuels: the role of spherically symmetric droplet combustion.- Part IV: Emissions.- Urban traffic emissions and associated environmental impacts in India.- Comparison of primary and secondary emissions from an internal combustion engine.- Emissions and soot in partially premixed combustion.-Low-emission, fuel-flexible combustion of liquid fuels.- PART V: Sustainable energy systems and efficiency improvements.- In-depth performance evaluation of RDF from landfill reclamation for green electricity generation in a downdraft gasifier.- ceramics for sustainable energy technologies with a focus on polymer derived ceramics.- Solid fuel rocket motor efficiency improvement scheme.

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