Increased research is going on to explore the new cleaner options for the utilization of natural resources. This book aims to provide the scientific knowhow and orientation in the area of the emerging technologies for utilization of natural resources for sustainable development to the readers. The book includes production of energy and lifesaving drugs using natural resources as well as reduction of wastage of resources like water and energy for sustainable development in both technological as well as modeling aspects.

chapter 2|35 pages

Clean Coal Technologies

ByPrabu Vairakannu

chapter 3|26 pages

Downstream Processing of Heavier Petroleum Fractions

ByShubham Saroha, Prasenjit Mondal, Deepak Tandon

chapter 4|40 pages

Hydrogen from Natural Gas

ByMumtaj Shah, Prasenjit Mondal, Ameeya Kumar Nayak, Ankur Bordoloi

chapter 5|23 pages

Liquid Fuels from Oil Sands

BySandeep Badoga, Ajay K. Dalai

chapter 7|25 pages

Butanol from Renewable Biomass: Highlights of Downstream Processing and Recovery Techniques

BySonil Nanda, Ajay K. Dalai, Janusz A. Kozinski

chapter 8|41 pages

Oil from Algae

ByPrasenjit Mondal, Preety Kumari, Jyoti Singh, Shobhit Verma, Amit Kumar Chaurasia, Rajesh P. Singh

chapter 9|30 pages

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides: A Holistic Approach for Sustainable Agriculture

ByP. Balasubramanian, P. Karthickumar

chapter 10|48 pages

Production of Life-Saving Drugs from Marine Sources

ByRakesh Maurya, Sudhir Kumar

chapter 11|19 pages

Production of Life-Saving Drugs from Himalayan Herbs

ByKriti Juneja, Shashank Sagar Saini, Mariam Gaid, Ludger Beerhues, Debabrata Sircar

chapter 12|28 pages

Energy Production through Microbial Fuel Cells

ByRavi Shankar, Niren Pathak, Amit Kumar Chaurasia, Prasenjit Mondal, Shri Chand

chapter 13|36 pages

Harvesting Solar Energy: Fundamentals and Applications

BySyed Shaheer Uddin Ahmed, Sayedus Salehin, Md. Mustafizur Rahman, A. K. M. Sadrul Islam

chapter 14|23 pages

Utilization of CO2 for Fuels and Chemicals

ByFatin Hasan, Paul A. Webley

chapter 15|17 pages

Hydrogen from Water

ByPramod H. Borse

chapter 16|28 pages

Integrated Water Resources Management

ByNarayan C. Ghosh

chapter 17|26 pages

Water Optimization in Process Industries

ByElvis Ahmetović, Ignacio E. Grossmann, Zdravko Kravanja, Nidret Ibrić

chapter 18|25 pages

Energy Integration in Process Plants

ByPratik N. Sheth, Suresh Gupta, Sushil Kumar

chapter 19|28 pages

Green Building

ByShahriar Shams, M. Motiar Rahman

chapter 20|14 pages

Life Cycle Analysis as the Sustainability Assessment Multicriteria Decision Tool for Road Transport Biofuels

ByVineet Kumar Rathore, Lokendra Singh Thakur, Prasenjit Mondal

chapter 21|13 pages

Optimization of Life Cycle Net Energy of Algal Biofuel Production

ByVarun Sanwal, Raja Chowdhury, Jhuma Sadhukhan

chapter 22|12 pages

Sustainable Production and Utilization Technologies of Biojet Fuels

ByPhilip E. Boahene, Ajay K. Dalai