PRODUCTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIODIESEL FROM LUFFA CYLINDRICA SEED OIL

ABSTRACT Biodiesel was produced from the seed oil of Luffa cylindrica. The oil obtained was transesterified to produce methyl-esters and glycerol. The percentage oil yield of 36.32% was obtained from Luffa cylindrica seed. Biodiesel properties of methyl-esters were determined using American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards and compared with that of petrodiesel. The […]

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