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Glycerol as a by-product of biodiesel production in Brazil: Alternatives for the use of unrefined glycerol
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTDOXFORD, 2012)
On January 1 2008, Brazil included yet another element into its energy matrix: biodiesel. The predominant biodiesel production process involves a phase of transesterification that yields glycerol as a by-product. The use ...
Development of a thermoeconomic methodology for optimizing biodiesel production. Part II: Manufacture exergetic cost and biodiesel production cost incorporating carbon credits, a Brazilian case study
The purpose of this study is to carry on a thermoeconomic analysis at a biodiesel production plant considering the irreversibilities in each step (part I: biodiesel plant under study and functional thermoeconomic diagram ...
Avaliação dos processos de tratamento do glicerol proveniente da produção do biodiesel
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), 2015-02-11)
The substitution of diesel by biodiesel meets the current scenario to increase the consumption of alternative energy sources promoting sustainable development of a country. However, the production of biodiesel concurrently ...
Glycerol: Production, consumption, prices, characterization and new trends in combustion
The demand for petroleum has been rising rapidly due to increasing industrialization and modernization. This economic development has led to a huge demand for energy, most of which is derived from fossil fuel. However, the ...
Processos de inovação tecnológica para a glicerina produzida no processo de obtenção de biodiesel no Brasil
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosBRUFSCarPrograma de Pós-graduação em Engenharia de Produção, 2011-02-22)
Biodiesel is considered as a viable alternative to partially replace fossil fuels. The manufacture process of biodiesel produces approximately 10% glycerin, the main byproduct. Due to the growth of the biodiesel industry ...