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A method of producing bio-diesel

Robiah Yunus. (2011) A method of producing bio-diesel.

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A method of producing bio-diesel comprises the steps of extracting crude oil from kernels of Jatropha curcas using an organic solvent; reacting the extracted crude oil with a first alcohol in the presence of an acidic catalyst to produce a reacted oil; transesterifying the reacted oil with a second alcohol in the presence of an basic catalyst to form fatty acid alkyl ester and glycerine; separating the glycerine from the fatty acid alkyl ester; and purifying the fatty acid alkyl ester using acidified water ro acquire the bio-diesel.

Item Type:Patent
Keyword:Bio-diesel; Jatropha curcas; organic solvent.
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Engineering
Application Number:PI 20093286
Registration Number:none
Filing Date:25/6/2010
Granted Date:none
ID Code:18222
Deposited By: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Deposited On:05 Jun 2013 12:18
Last Modified:15 May 2014 11:41

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