BioMed Research International / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

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

Table 1

Properties of tested fuels.


Average molecular weight310275245213170
Carbon content (wt.%)77.086
Hydrogen content (wt.%)12.1814
Oxygen content (wt.%)10.320
Nitrogen content (wt.%)00
Gross heating value (MJ/kg)4040.7642.5343.8045.76
Specific gravity at 15°C896891884876852
Viscosity at 40°C (cSt)2.992.622.361.911.57
Flash point (°C)10584767167
Cetane number5352.2551.550.7549