1. Investigating the Batch and Continuous Transesterification of Linseed Oil by Using a Alkaline Heterogeneous Catalyst in a Packed Bed Reactor

Mahdi Hashemzadeh Gargari; Seyed Mojtaba Sadrameli; mohammad taherkhani

Volume 4, Issue 2 and 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 1-9


  Both the continuous and batch transesterification of linseed oil were examined in order to maximize the fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) yield. The continuous process was conducted in a packed bed reactor using calcium oxide as a heterogeneous catalyst. In addition, the impact of two variables, namely ...  Read More

2. Optimization of Biodiesel Production from Castor Oil Using a Microwave Via Response Surface Methodology (RSM)

Mohammad Kord; Seyed Mojtaba Sadrameli; Barat Ghobadian

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 1-9


  The purpose of this research work was to investigate the optimum operating conditions for biodiesel production from castor oil using a microwave. The Box–Behnken design of experiment was carried out using the Design Expert 7. A response surface methodology (RSM) was used to analyze the influence ...  Read More