Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils

, Volume 48, Issue 6, pp 421–425 | Cite as

Technology of production and performance properties of isopropyl ester of rapeseed oil

  • V. I. Zakharchuk
  • V. V. Tkachuk
Current Problems. Alternative Fuels

Synthesis of a new biodiesel fuel, namely, isopropyl ester of rapeseed oil, is described. The performance properties of the synthesized product, other diesel fuels, and petroleum fuels are compared. The results of computational studies of the efficiency indices of diesel engine running on various fuels are furnished. It is concluded that the synthesized biofuel is of a high quality and can be used in diesel engines.

Key words

biodiesel fuel isopropyl ester of rapeseed oil performance properties 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Zakharchuk
    • 1
  • V. V. Tkachuk
    • 1
  1. 1.Lutsk National Technical UniversityLutskUkraine

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