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Journal of Mechanical Design and Vibration. 2015, 3(1), 1-7
DOI: 10.12691/jmdv-3-1-1
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Extracted Biodiesel as Feed for Internal Combustion Engine

Wubishet Degife1, Melkamu Ashenafi1, Raja Thiyagarajan1 and Omprakash Sahu2,

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, KIOT Wollo University, Kombolcha (SW), Ethiopia

2Department of Chemical Engineering, KIOT Wollo University, Kombolcha (SW), Ethiopia

Pub. Date: February 27, 2015

Cite this paper:
Wubishet Degife, Melkamu Ashenafi, Raja Thiyagarajan and Omprakash Sahu. Extracted Biodiesel as Feed for Internal Combustion Engine. Journal of Mechanical Design and Vibration. 2015; 3(1):1-7. doi: 10.12691/jmdv-3-1-1

Abstract

Diesel fuel is very important for countries’ economy due to it has wide area of usage such as long haul truck, transportation, railroad, agricultural and construction equipment. Diesel fuel contains different hydrocarbons sulfur and contamination of crude oil residues. On the other side biodiesel does not contain any sulfur, aromatic hydrocarbons, metals and crude oil residues, which reduced the pollution level in Environment. In this work sunflower oil is used for production of biodiesel. In experiment catalysis loading 20%wt/wt, average 5 h methanol oil ration 15:1 and reaction temperature 150°C found to be suitable for biodiesel production. As well as 20% of biodiesel added with diesel show good performance in internal combustion engine.

Keywords:
Biodiesel High-acid oil saturated fatty acids Transesterification

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