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

Removal of free fatty acids in neem oil using diphenylamine functionalized magnetic mesoporous silica SBA-15 for biodiesel production

M. Abdullahi
  • M. Abdullahi
  • Department of Chemistry, SRM University, Kattankulathur-603203, Tamil Nadu, India
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P. Panneerselvam
  • P. Panneerselvam
  • Department of Chemistry, SRM University, Kattankulathur-603203, Tamil Nadu, India
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S. S. Imam
  • S. S. Imam
  • Department of Chemistry, SRM University, Kattankulathur-603203, Tamil Nadu, India
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L. S. Ahmad
  • L. S. Ahmad
  • Department of Chemistry, SRM University, Kattankulathur-603203, Tamil Nadu, India
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  •  Received: 25 January 2016
  •  Accepted: 26 April 2016
  •  Published: 31 May 2016

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