Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Methanol Chemistry

Kasibhatta Siva Kumar

Sri Venkateswara University


Sreenivasulu Karlapudi

Xi'an Jiaotong University


Green Methanol Methanol Blended Fuel Combustion The Methanol Economy Alcohol Fuel Renewable Energy Sustainable Future Green Fuel Zero Emission Alternate Energy Resource Fuel Blend Wood

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Methanol is an essential ingredient of modern life that is used to produce hundreds of everyday industrial and consumer items, including paints, carpets, fabrics and building materials. Methanol is also a clean-burning, biodegradable fuel. Methanol appears naturally in the environment and quickly breaks down in both aerobic and anaerobic conditions. As energy fuel, methanol has chemical and physical fuel properties similar to ethanol. However, methanol is used directly as a fuel or fuel additive in a significant market, particularly China which is the largest consumer and producer or methanol fuel globally. Other countries, including Australia and Israel, have conducted fuel-blending trails to support the commercialization of methanol fuel. Moreover, Methanol is blended into gasoline for use as a transportation fuel for running cars, trucks, buses, ships and even electric turbines, etc. because of its competitive pricing relative to gasoline as well as for its clean air befits. In addition, Fuel blend use in modified vehicles or dedicated methanol vehicles.

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Kasibhatta Siva Kumar

Sri Venkateswara University

Personal details: Full Name: Dr. Sivakumar Kasibhatta Present Address: Dr. K. Sivakumar, Associate Professor, S.V.Arts College (T.T.D’s), Tirupati-517502, Andhra Pradesh, India. E-mail: Mobile: +91-9290080843 Sex: Male Marital Status: Married Date of Birth: 09-07-1964 Nationality: Indian Educational Qualification: Ph.D, Physical Chemistry, Thesis entitled “Thermodynamics Properties of Ternary Organic Liquid Mixtures” Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. M.Phil. Physical Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. M.Sc. Physical Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. B.Sc. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. Research interests: 1. Ionic Liquids; Chemical Thermodynamics; Fluid Phase Equilibria; Structure-Property correlations 2. Theoretical and Analysis and experimental determination of trace metals in industrial effects and their impact on environment and pesticide residue in environmental samples.

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