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Fuels and Combustion by Samir Sarkar PDF

Fuels and Combustion is a book written by Samir Sarkar, a retired professor of chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. The book covers the topics of energy resources, processing of fuels, fundamentals of combustion, and combustion appliances. The book is intended for undergraduate students of engineering, as well as professionals and researchers in the field of energy and combustion.


The book was first published in 1989 by Orient BlackSwan, and has since been revised and updated in two subsequent editions. The third edition was published in 2010 by Universities Press, and features a new introduction, layout, and design, as well as updated statistics and information. The book has been widely used as a textbook and reference in various engineering colleges and universities in India and abroad.

The book is divided into four parts: Part I deals with the classification, properties, and analysis of fuels; Part II covers the processing of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels; Part III explains the principles and applications of combustion; and Part IV discusses the design and operation of various combustion appliances. The book also includes several appendices, tables, figures, diagrams, examples, problems, and references to enhance the understanding of the subject matter.

The book is available in both print and digital formats. The print version can be purchased from various online and offline bookstores. The digital version can be accessed through Google Books , where a preview of some pages is also available. However, to read the full book online or download it as a PDF file, one may need to purchase it or have access to a library that has subscribed to it.

Fuels and Combustion by Samir Sarkar is a comprehensive and authoritative work on a subject that is relevant and important for the present and future of energy and environment. It is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the science and technology of fuels and combustion.


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