Journal of
Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels

  • Abbreviation: J. Pet. Technol. Altern. Fuels
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2360-8560
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPTAF
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 69

Full Length Research Paper

Optimization of Gossypium arboreum seed oil biodiesel production by central composite rotatable model of response surface methodology and evaluation of its fuel properties

Alhassan Y
  • Alhassan Y
  • Petrochemicals and Allied Department, National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, P.M.B. 1052, Zaria-Nigeria. Centre for Advanced Studies and Research in Automotive Engineering, Delhi Technological University, 110042, New Delhi-India.
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Kumar N.
  • Kumar N.
  • Centre for Advanced Studies and Research in Automotive Engineering, Delhi Technological University, 110042, New Delhi-India.
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Bugaje I. M.
  • Bugaje I. M.
  • Petrochemicals and Allied Department, National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, P.M.B. 1052, Zaria-Nigeria.
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Mishra C
  • Mishra C
  • School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias University, 201306, Greater Noida, New Delhi-India.
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  •  Accepted: 26 November 2013
  •  Published: 28 February 2014


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Basri M, Rahman NRA, Ebrahimpour A, Salleh AB, Gunawan ER, Basyyaruddin M (2007). Comparison of estimation capabilities of response surface methodology (RSM) with artificial neytral network (ANN) in lipase-catalzed synthesis of palm-based wax ester, BMC Biotechnol. 7:53:1-14.
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Ezeanyanaso CS, Ajibola VI, Agbaji EB, Okonkwo EM, Okunola OJ, Alhassan Y (2012). Comparative Studies of Oxidative Stability Properties of Biodiesel Produced from Azadirachta indica and Hevea brasiliensis Seeds. Greener J. Agric. Sci. 2(5):195-206.
Ezeanyanaso CS, Okonkwo EM, Agbaji EB, Ajibola VI, Okunola OJ (2011). Evaluation of homogenous catalysis and supercritical methodology for biodiesel production from Jatropha curcas, Azadirachta indica and Hevea brasiliensis oil seeds. J. Pet. Technol. Altern. Fuels 2(10):190-199.
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