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.