International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy

Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2013

  • Single phase (Cyclohexane-Assisted) Transesterification of Jatropha Curcas Seed Oil Using Full Factorial Design of Experiment

    Ibrahim Ali Mohammed-Dabo, Muhammad Sada Ahmad

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2013
    Pages: 191-197
    Received: 18 August 2013
    Published: 20 September 2013
    Abstract: This work was aimed at reduction of time, energy and material consumption of transesterification reaction by introduction of cosolvent to overcome this mass transfer resistance. The oil was characterized and its properties were found to conform to those of the literature. The GC-MS analysis of the raw oil indicates that the major fatty acids were; ... Show More