TITLE

BIODIESEL FROM JATROPHA OIL AS AN ALTERNATIVE FUEL FOR DIESEL ENGINE

AUTHOR(S)
Rahman, Kazi Mostafijur; Mashud, Mohammad; Roknuzzaman, Md.; Al Galib, Asadullah
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
International Journal of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering;Jun2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The world is getting modernized and industrialized day by day. As a result vehicles and engines are increasing. But energy sources used in these engines are limited and decreasing gradually. This situation leads to seek an alternative fuel for diesel engine. Biodiesel is an alternative fuel for diesel engine. The esters of vegetables oil animal fats are known as Biodiesel. This paper investigates the prospect of making of biodiesel from jatropha oil. Jatropha curcas is a renewable non-edible plant. Jatropha is a wildly growing hardy plant in arid and semi-arid regions of the country on degraded soils having low fertility and moisture. The seeds of Jatropha contain 50-60% oil. In this study the oil has been converted to biodiesel by the well-known transesterification process and used it to diesel engine for performance evaluation.
ACCESSION #
62093407

Tags: BIODIESEL fuels;  JATROPHA;  ALTERNATIVE fuels;  DIESEL motors;  TRANSESTERIFICATION;  MECHANICAL engineering

 

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