International Journal of Energy Engineering          
International Journal of Energy Engineering(IJEE)
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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Sri Bandyopadhyay(Australia)
Preparation of Biodiesel from Karanja Oil
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Biodiesel was prepared from the non-edible oil of Karanja by transesterification of the crude oil with methanol in the presence of NaOH as catalyst. A maximum conversion of 92% (oil to ester) was achieved at 600c. Important fuel properties of methyl esters of biodiesel produced from karanja oil like viscosity, flash point ,fire point ,calorific value etc., was found out and compared to the properties of Indian standard biodiesel.
Keywords:Karanja oil, Biodiesel, Transesterification
Author: Venkata Ramesh Mamilla1, M. V. Mallikarjun1, G. Lakshmi Narayana Rao2
1.St. Peter’s University, Chennai
2.Principal Department of Mechanical Engineering QIS Institute of Technology Ongole, Andhra Pradesh
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