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Feasibility analysis of using waste fish oil as an alternate fuel


J. S. Binoj


J. S. Binoj "Feasibility analysis of using waste fish oil as an alternate fuel" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-2 | Issue-3, April 2018, pp.1152-1162, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd11316.pdf

The production of fossil fuels seems to be in falling trend as the most commonly used fuel is getting depleted day by day on the other hand consumption is increasing, thereby leading us to an inevitable position in near future. The environmental pollution is also the key concern and fossil fuels are the major pollutants. Pollution from burning diesel causes health problems and environmental hazards. In order to meet these requirements and overcome the problems we have to look towards alternatives to petroleum based fuels like petrol and diesel. Vegetable and animal fat oils are considered as good alternatives to diesel as their properties are close to diesel since they offer the advantages of being used readily in existing diesel engines without alterations. Initially, a base line data was generated with diesel, jatropha and fish oil. Subsequently, the fish oil was converted into biodiesel by degumming and neutralization in the chemistry laboratory. This project aims at finding an alternate to the conventional diesel fuel by investigating the feasibility of biodiesel from fish oil as fuel in diesel engine for various blends. Hence various tests were carried out in the diesel engine of kirloskar make and the various characteristics like flash point, fire point and viscosity were studied and the results are tabulated. The results obtained after conducting the experiments shown that using biodiesel (prepared from fish oil) can be an effective and eco-friendly fuel in the present day engine without any modifications.

Alternate fuel; Waste fish oil; Bio-diesel; Thermal properties


IJTSRD11316
Volume-2 | Issue-3, April 2018
1152-1162
IJTSRD | www.ijtsrd.com | E-ISSN 2456-6470
Copyright © 2019 by author(s) and International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development Journal. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)

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