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Potential of biodiesel as fuel for diesel engine

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posted on 09.10.2018, 00:00 by OM Ali, R Mamat, Mohammad RasulMohammad Rasul, G Najafi
A survey of biodiesel fuel production and utilization in diesel engine are illustrated in this chapter. The potential of biodiesel from different sources as alternative fuel to mineral diesel for the existing diesel engine is discussed and highlighted. The current trends of biodiesel fuel utilization are listed and discussed in addition to the different production methods. Economic considerations of biodiesel production and analyses of factors affecting the production cost are provided in detail. The relation between the feedstock cost and the total production cost is discussed in detail to show the viability of biodiesel fuel from the different feedstocks to replace mineral diesel. Biodiesel fuel properties, standards, and their usage limitations are discussed in detail. Furthermore, the various techniques used to introduce biodiesel as a fuel for diesel engine within biodiesel fuel standards are provided and discussed in detail. © 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

History

Editor

Rasul MG; Azad AK; Sharma SC

Start Page

557

End Page

590

Number of Pages

34

ISBN-13

9780128054239

Publisher

Academic Press

Place of Publication

Oxford, UK

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran; Northern Technical University, Kirkuk, Iraq; Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia

Era Eligible

Yes

Number of Chapters

18