Biodiese A Realistic Fuel Alternative for Diesel Engines

6178 mots 25 pages

Ayhan Demirbas

A Realistic Fuel Alternative for Diesel Engines


Ayhan Demirbas
Professor of Energy Technology
Sila Science and Energy

ISBN 978-1-84628-994-1

e-ISBN 978-1-84628-995-8

DOI 10.1007/978-1-84628-995-8
British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data
Demirbas, Ayhan
Biodiesel : a realistic fuel alternative for diesel engines
1. Biodiesel fuels
I. Title
ISBN-13: 9781846289941
Library of Congress Control Number: 2007942233
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This book aims to provide a comprehensive treatment of triglycerides (oils and fats), which convert primary forms of energy into a more usable and economical source of energy for transportation. Biodiesel is a domestic fuel for diesel engines derived from natural oils like soybean oil. It is the name given to a

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