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Date: 2010/06/30
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4057
Description: A lot of work has been done on the enhancement of lime reactivity by materials containing alumina silicates through pozzolanic reaction. This has lead to investigation of new sources CaO of alumina si ... More
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Date: 2010/06/16
Subject: Fuel blends. | Diesel.
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4016
Description: Emission problems associated with the use of fossil fuels have led to numerous research works on the use of renewable fuels. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of blends containing croto ... More
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Date: 2010/05/31
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4250
Description: This work presents the use of sulfated tin oxide enhanced with SiO2 (SO2− 2 2 4 /SnO –SiO ) as a superacid solid catalyst to produce methyl esters from Jatropha curcas oil. The study was conducted usi ... More
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Date: 2010/05/25
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4040
Description: In this study, biodiesel was produced from Moringa oleifera oil using sulfated tin oxide enhanced with SiO2 (SO4−/SnO2–SiO2) as super acid solid catalyst. The experimental design was done using design ... More
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Authors: Mbarawa, M.
Date: 2010/05/16
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4061
Description: Diesel engines provide the major power source for transportation in the world and contribute to the prosperity of the worldwide economy. However, recent concerns over the environment, increasing fuel ... More
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Date: 2010/04/22
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3921
Description: This study presents an investigation into the desulfurization effect of sorbent derived from South African calcined limestone conditioned with fly ash. The main aim was to examine the effect of chemica ... More
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Date: 2010/03/29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4065
Description: This study presents the feasibility of converting a non-edible oil source native to the Africa region – croton megalocarpus oil to methyl esters (biodiesel) using sulfated tin oxide enhanced with SiO2 ... More
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Date: 2010/03/23
Subject: Biodiesel. | Croton oil.
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3904
Description: Production of biodiesel from non-edible feedstocks is attracting more attention than in the past, for the purpose of manufacturing alternative fuels without interfering with the food chain. Biodiesel ... More
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Date: 2010/02/23
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3956
Description: The utilization of non-edible feedstock such as moringa oleifera for biodiesel production attracts much attention owing to the issue with regards to avoiding a threat to food supplies. In this study, ... More
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Date: 2010/02/18
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4052
Description: Vegetable oil derived fuels for diesel engines are becoming important as alternative to petroleum diesel fuels due to their environmental friendliness and avail-ability. Ignition quality in compressio ... More
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Date: 2009-06-17
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2137
Description: The rate at which limestone dissolves is very important in wet flue gas desulphurisation process (FGD). High dissolution rates provide better alkalinity that is important for sulphur dioxide (SO2) abs ... More
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Date: 2009-01-08
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2138
Description: The increasing awareness of the depletion of fossil fuel resources and the environmental benefits of biodiesel fuel has made it more attractive in recent times. The cost of biodiesel, however, is the ... More
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Date: 2008-05-06
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2136
Description: One of the most important steps in the wet limestone-gypsum flue gas desulphurization (WFGD) process is limestone dissolution, which provides the dissolved alkalinity necessary for SO2 absorption. Acc ... More
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Date: 2007-10-27
Subject: Sulphation | Limestone
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2139
Description: This study examines the effect of the chemical composition and origin on the performance of two calcitic and two dolomitic limestones from different sources in South Africa. The experiments were carri ... More
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Date: 2007-08-17
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2130
Description: This study investigates peculiarities of the filtration combustion (FC) of the gaseous fuel-air mixtures in a porous inertia media (PIM). Combustion wave velocities and temperatures were measured for ... More
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