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Volume 2015, Article ID 529808, 8 pages
Research Article

A Comparative Study of Almond Biodiesel-Diesel Blends for Diesel Engine in Terms of Performance and Emissions

Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box 80204, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia

Received 6 June 2014; Revised 1 September 2014; Accepted 7 September 2014

Academic Editor: Meisam Tabatabaei

Copyright © 2015 Nidal H. Abu-Hamdeh and Khaled A. Alnefaie. 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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