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Feedstocks, Production and Applications

Edited by Zhen Fang

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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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BiodieselFeedstocks, Production and ApplicationsEdited by Zhen Fang

Published: December 3rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/45895

ISBN: 978-953-51-0910-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6281-0

Copyright year: 2012

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53318 Total Chapter Downloads

56 Crossref Citations

73 Web of Science Citations

135 Dimensions Citations


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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


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

By Alexandre Reis Machado and Olinto Liparini Pereira


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4. Biodiesel Feedstock and Production Technologies: Successes, Challenges and Prospects

By Y.M. Sani, W.M.A.W. Daud and A.R. Abdul Aziz


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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


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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


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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


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8. Lipase Applications in Biodiesel Production

By Sevil Yücel, Pınar Terzioğlu and Didem Özçimen


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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


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10. Approaches for the Detection of Toxic Compounds in Castor and Physic Nut Seeds and Cakes

By Keysson Vieira Fernandes and Olga Lima Tavares Machado


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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


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12. Biomethanol from Glycerol

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


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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


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14. Application of Biodiesel in Automotive Diesel Engines

By Yanfei Li, Guohong Tian and Hongming Xu


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15. Simulation of Biofuels Combustion in Diesel Engines

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


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16. An Analysis of Physico-Chemical Properties of the Next Generation Biofuels and Their Correlation with the Requirements of Diesel Engine

By Artur Malinowski, Joanna Czarnocka and Krzysztof Biernat


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17. Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Particulate Emissions from Diesel Engines Fuelled with Waste Cooking Oil Derived Biodiesel and Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel

By Raghu Betha, Rajasekhar Balasubramanian and Guenter Engling


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