Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biodiesel - Feedstocks, Production and Applications

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Academic Editor

Zhen Fang

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

PublishedDecember 3rd, 2012

Doi10.5772/45895

ISBN978-953-51-0910-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6281-0

Copyright year2012

Number of pages500

This book focuses on the development of biodiesel systems from the production of feedstocks and their processing technologies to the comprehensive applications of both by-products and biodiesel. It should be of interest for students, researchers, scientists and technologists.

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1. Potential Production of Biofuel from Microalgae Biomass Produced in Wastewater

By Rosana C. S. Schneider, Thiago R. Bjerk, Pablo D. Gressler, Maiara P. Souza, Valeriano A. Corbellini and Eduardo A. Lobo

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2. Algal Biorefinery for Biodiesel Production

By Didem Özçimen, M. Ömer Gülyurt and Benan İnan

4,022
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3. Major Diseases of the Biofuel Plant, Physic Nut (Jatropha curcas)

By Alexandre Reis Machado and Olinto Liparini Pereira

4,246
5. Prospects and Potential of Green Fuel from some Non Traditional Seed Oils Used as Biodiesel

By Mushtaq Ahmad, Lee Keat Teong, Muhammad Zafar, Shazia Sultana, Haleema Sadia and Mir Ajab Khan

3,875
1
6. Biodiesel: Production, Characterization, Metallic Corrosion and Analytical Methods for Contaminants

By Rodrigo A. A. Munoz, David M. Fernandes, Douglas Q. Santos, Tatielli G. G. Barbosa and Raquel M. F. Sousa

2,777
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7. Biodiesel Current Technology: Ultrasonic Process a Realistic Industrial Application

By Mario Nieves-Soto, Oscar M. Hernández-Calderón, Carlos Alberto Guerrero-Fajardo, Marco Antonio Sánchez-Castillo, Tomás Viveros-García and Ignacio Contreras-Andrade

3,175
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8. Lipase Applications in Biodiesel Production

By Sevil Yücel, Pınar Terzioğlu and Didem Özçimen

5,663
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9. Non-Catalytic Production of Ethyl Esters Using Supercritical Ethanol in Continuous Mode

By Camila da Silva, Ignácio Vieitez, Ivan Jachmanián, Fernanda de Castilhos, Lúcio Cardozo Filho and José Vladimir de Oliveira

2,633
2,955
11. Bio-Detoxification of Jatropha Seed Cake and Its Use in Animal Feed

By Maria Catarina Megumi Kasuya, José Maria Rodrigues da Luz, Lisa Presley da Silva Pereira, Juliana Soares da Silva, Hilário Cuquetto Montavani and Marcelo Teixeira Rodrigues

3,125
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12. Biomethanol from Glycerol

By Joost G. van Bennekom, Robertus H. Venderbosch and Hero J. Heeres

3,774
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13. Utilization of Crude Glycerin from Biodiesel Production: A Field Test of a Crude Glycerin Recycling Process

By Hayato Tokumoto, Hiroshi Bandow, Kensuke Kurahashi and Takahiko Wakamatsu

2,383
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14. Application of Biodiesel in Automotive Diesel Engines

By Yanfei Li, Guohong Tian and Hongming Xu

2,886
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15. Simulation of Biofuels Combustion in Diesel Engines

By Andrey Marchenko, Alexandr Osetrov, Oleg Linkov and Dmitry Samoilenko

4,770
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