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Waste ostrich- and chicken-eggshells as heterogeneous base catalyst for biodiesel production from used cooking oil: Catalyst characterization and biodiesel yield performance
The primary goal of this paper is to investigate the catalyst characterization and biodiesel yield of a biodiesel converted from a used cooking oil source via heterogeneous catalysts derived fromExpand
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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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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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Hydrogen rich gas from oil palm biomass as a potential source of renewable energy in Malaysia
Oil palm is one of the major economic crops in many countries. Malaysia alone produces about 47% of the world's palm oil supply and can be considered as the world's largest producer and exporter ofExpand
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The Effect of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (SDS) and Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide (CTAB) on the Properties of ZnO Synthesized by Hydrothermal Method
ZnO nanostructures were synthesized by hydrothermal method using different molar ratios of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) and Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) as structure directing agents. TheExpand
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Modification of commercial activated carbon for the removal of 2,4-dichlorophenol from simulated wastewater
Abstract In this study, modification of commercial activated carbon (AC) has been examined for the removal of 2,4-dichlorophenol (2,4-DCP) from aqueous solutions. The modified process involvesExpand
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Biochar production from waste rubber-wood-sawdust and its potential use in C sequestration: Chemical and physical characterization
Abstract Biochars have received increasing attention because of their potential environmental applications such as soil amending and atmospheric C sequestration. In this study, biochar was producedExpand
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Highly active Ni-promoted mesostructured silica nanoparticles for CO2 methanation
Abstract Mesostructured silica nanoparticles (MSN) and Ni loaded onto MSN (Ni/MSN) for the methanation of CO2 were prepared by the sol–gel and impregnation methods. Catalytic testing was conducted inExpand
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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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