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Extraction of Oil from Jatropha Seeds-Optimization and Kinetics
Problem statement: Jatropha curcas is a wonder plant with a variety of applications and enormous economic potentials. Oil from the seeds can be used as alternative fuel and for making biodiesel whichExpand
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Calcium-based mixed oxide catalysts for methanolysis of Jatropha curcas oil to biodiesel.
Calcium-based mixed oxides catalysts (CaMgO and CaZnO) have been investigated for the transesterification of Jatropha curcas oil (JCO) with methanol, in order to evaluate their potential asExpand
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Effect of fiber length on thermomechanical properties of short carbon fiber reinforced polypropylene composites
Carbon fiber reinforced composites have all the ideal properties, leading to their rapid development and successful use for many applications over the last decade. In this paper, short carbon fiberExpand
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Process optimization design for jatropha-based biodiesel production using response surface methodolo
Abstract Biodiesel of non food vegetal oil origin is gaining attention as a replacement for current fossil fuels as its non-food chain interfering manufacturing processes shall prevent food sourceExpand
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Application of supercritical antisolvent method in drug encapsulation: a review
  • M. Kalani, R. Yunus
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • International journal of nanomedicine
  • 6 July 2011
The review focuses on the application of supercritical fluids as antisolvents in the pharmaceutical field and demonstrates the supercritical antisolvent method in the use of drug encapsulation. TheExpand
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Characterization of empty fruit bunch for microwave-assisted pyrolysis
Agricultural waste such as oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB) is of environmental concern to Malaysia as one of the world’s largest oil palm producers. Pyrolysis can be used to treat biomass waste dueExpand
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Effects of CNTs content and milling time on mechanical behavior of MWCNT-reinforced aluminum nanocomposites
Abstract Mechanical behavior of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) reinforced aluminum matrix nanocomposites was evaluated microstructurally and mechanically using density measurement, VickersExpand
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DEVELOPMENT OF OPTIMUM SYNTHESIS METHOD FOR TRANSESTERIFICATION OF PALM OIL METHYL ESTERS AND TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE TO ENVIRONMENTALLY ACCEPTABLE PALM OIL-BASED LUBRICANT
Chemical synthesis of palm oil trimethylolpropane esters was conducted via transesterification of palm oil methyl esters (POME) with trimethylolpropane (TMP). The palm oil TMP esters are potentialExpand
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A simple capillary column GC method for analysis of palm oil-based polyol esters
A reliable, simultaneous analysis of palm oil polyol esters using capillary column GC is described. The polyol esters were esterified from palm oil methyl esters (POME) and palm kernel oil methylExpand
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Methyl ester production from palm fatty acid distillate using sulfonated glucose-derived acid catalyst
A highly potential heterogeneous solid acid catalyst derived from a carbohydrate precursor was successfully developed and applied for biodiesel production from palm fatty acid distillate (PFAD). TheExpand
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