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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012, Article ID 235485, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/235485
Research Article

Eucalyptus Biodiesel as an Alternative to Diesel Fuel: Preparation and Tests on DI Diesel Engine

1LSE, Ecole Militaire Polytechnique, P.O. Box 17 Bordj El Bahri, Algeria
2GEPEA, UMR 6144, DSEE, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, P.O. Box 44307 Nantes, France
3LDMV, Université de Boumerdes, P.O. Box 35000 Boumerdes, Algeria

Received 25 January 2012; Accepted 14 March 2012

Academic Editor: Kazim Husain

Copyright © 2012 Lyes Tarabet et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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