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Technical aspects of biodiesel production by transesterification—a review
Biodiesel is gaining more and more importance as an attractive fuel due to the depleting fossil fuel resources. Chemically biodiesel is monoalkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived fromExpand
Production of first and second generation biofuels: A comprehensive review
Sustainable economic and industrial growth requires safe, sustainable resources of energy. For the future re-arrangement of a sustainable economy to biological raw materials, completely newExpand
Moisture-dependent physical properties of jatropha seed (Jatropha curcas L.)
Abstract The study was conducted to investigate some moisture-dependent physical properties of jatropha seed namely, seed dimension, 1000 seed mass, surface area, sphericity, bulk density, trueExpand
Optimization of alkali-catalyzed transesterification of Pongamia pinnata oil for production of biodiesel.
Studies were carried out on transesterification of Karanja oil with methanol for the production of biodiesel. The reaction parameters such as catalyst concentration, alcohol/oil molar ratio,Expand
Food processing a tool to pesticide residue dissipation : A review
Food safety is an area of growing worldwide concern on account of its direct bearing on human health. The presence of harmful pesticide residues in food has caused a great concern among theExpand
Sea buckthorn berries: A potential source of valuable nutrients for nutraceuticals and cosmoceuticals
Several important knowledge gaps identified in this paper would give impetus to new academic and R&D activities, in turn generating innovative job profile in food and cosmoceutical industries. Expand
Some physical properties of simarouba fruit and kernel
Physical properties are often required for the development of post harvest equipment. The study was conducted to investigate the physical properties of Simarouba glauca L. fruit and kernel, namely,Expand
Characterization of Canadian biomass for alternative renewable biofuel
Biomass represents the renewable energy source and their use reduces the consumption of fossil fuels and limits the emission of CO2, SOx, NOx and heavy metals. They are used in pyrolysis,Expand
Biodiesel development from high acid value polanga seed oil and performance evaluation in a CI engine
Abstract Non-edible filtered high viscous (72 cSt at 40 °C) and high acid value (44 mg KOH/gm) polanga (Calophyllum inophyllum L.) oil based mono esters (biodiesel) produced by triple stageExpand
Moisture-dependent physical properties of Karanja (Pongamia pinnata) kernel
Abstract The moisture-dependent physical properties are important to design post harvest equipments of the product. The physical properties of Karanja kernel were evaluated as a function of moistureExpand