Journal of Energy and Natural Resources

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015

  • Comparative Analysis of the Fuel Properties of Ethylester Biodiesels from Cyperus esculentus, Sesamum indicum and Colocynthus vulgaris Seed Oils

    Anekwe Ozioma Juliana, Ajiwe Vincent Ishmael Egbulefu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 13 May 2015
    Accepted: 29 May 2015
    Published: 11 June 2015
    Abstract: The relative abundance of some Nigerian seed oils coupled with the little knowledge of their biodiesel usage prompted the need for this research. Biodiesel production is a very modern and technological area for researchers due to the relevance that it is winning everyday because of the increase in the petroleum price and the environmental advantage... Show More
  • Transesterification of Palm Oil to Biodiesel and Optimization of Production Conditions i.e. Methanol, Sodium Hydroxide and Temperature

    Shaila Siddiqua, Abdullah Al Mamun, Sheikh Md. Enayetul Babar

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 45-51
    Received: 25 May 2015
    Accepted: 6 June 2015
    Published: 23 June 2015
    Abstract: Biodiesel is an alkyl ester of long chain fatty acids and considered as an alternative to lower the appalling consequence of fuel on the environment. It is produced by transesterification of a fat or oil with a short chain primary alcohol like methanol and alkali like sodium hydroxide (NaOH). Palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) was used as source to produ... Show More