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Title:  Recent developments on biodiesel in Malaysia
Authors: Kalam, M A
Masjuki, H H
Keywords: Biodiesel
Issue Date: Nov-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: F02B13/10
Abstract: This paper presents recent developments on biodiesel production from palm oil, its properties and engine test results to evaluate its performance on diesel engine. The potential of palm diesel to be commercially used depends on its price comparison with diesel fuel and its status of reservation. Increasing cost and pollution effects of fossil diesel fuel can be resolved through producing vegetable oil based fuels such as palm diesel. This paper discusses Malaysian palm diesel as well as global biodiesel status, standardization of biodiesel and their commercial price consideration and various engine test results on aspects of brake power, combustion, emissions, engine wear and lubrication performance.
Description: 920-927
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.64(11) [November 2005]

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