A REVIEW OF PRODUCTION, PROPERTIES AND ADVANTAGES OF BIODIESEL
Author(s):
Prof. Pushparaj Singh, Prince Jaiswal
ISSN:
2349-6002
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A REVIEW OF PRODUCTION, PROPERTIES AND ADVANTAGES OF BIODIESELInternational Journal of Innovative Research in Technology(www.ijirt.org) ,ISSN: 2349-6002 ,Volume 6 ,Issue 5 ,Page(s):40-45 ,September 2019 ,Available :IJIRT148662_PAPER.pdf
Keywords:
Biodiesel, Compression Ignition, Engine, Palm Oil, Renewable
Abstract
Energy is considered as one of the most important factors for economic and industrial growth. With the increased use and depleting problem of fossil fuels there is a huge demand for an alternative and better source of energy. This demand promoted the emergence of biofuels among which biodiesel is considered to be the most accepted and best alternative for the depleting energy resources. Biodiesel has become more attractive recently because of its environmental benefits and the fact that it is made from renewable resources. The cost of biodiesel, however, is the main hurdle to commercialization of the product. The used cooking oils are used as raw material, adaption of continuous transesterification process and recovery of high quality glycerol from biodiesel by-product (glycerol) are primary options to be considered to lower the cost of biodiesel. There are four primary ways to make biodiesel, direct use and blending, micro emulsions, thermal cracking (pyrolysis) and transesterification. The most commonly used method is transesterification of vegetable oils and animal fats. In this present review, the importance, history, properties, sources and techniques for production of biodiesel are described.
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5

Page(s): 40 - 45
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