publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Analysis of Flue Gas Emissions Using a Semi-industrial Boiler Fueled by Biodiesel Produced from Two-stage Transesterification of Waste Cooking Oil

Mansourpoor, M.; Ahmad Shariati;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, volume 28, issue 1 (issn: 0352-9568, eissn: 1846-5153, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers
Abstract
In this work, waste cooking oil and methanol as feedstock together with sulfuric acid and potassium hydroxide as catalysts were used to produce biodiesel. The physical properties of the waste cooking oil, the produced biodiesel and the purchased petrodiesel were measured using specified ASTM standards. To examine their performance and their flue gases emissions, biodiesel and petrodiesel were burnt in a wet base semi-industrial boiler. The emitted combustion gases, including CO, NOx, SO2 and CO2, were measured with a flue-gas analyzer at a wide range of air-to-fuel ratios and two levels of energy. For better reliability, all tests were repeated five times and al...
Subjects
free text keywords: Biodiesel; combustion efficiency; emission; renewable energy; waste cooking oil
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