International Journal of Chemical Engineering / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Methyl Esters Selectivity of Transesterification Reaction with Homogenous Alkaline Catalyst to Produce Biodiesel in Batch, Plug Flow, and Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors

Table 1

Reaction rate constants data for transesterification reaction in biodiesel production.

Sr. number12345678910

(L/mol·s)0.05000.09200.16500.00600.00630.00210.00310.16720.22510.634
(L/mol·s)0.11000.17500.27100.00160.00070.00350.00000.93730.47110
(L/mol/s)0.21500.54401.30500.04420.00920.00720.01230.35530.13177.1040
(L/mol/s)1.22802.43504.64100.01270.00230.01020.12240.26740.39174.9120
(L/mol/s)0.24200.32700.43400.00500.00700.02310.00921.96080.11907.8600
(L/mol/s)0.00700.01100.01700.00030.00270.00350.00000.00770.01810.1210
Temperature (°C) 50607065653030606060
Molar ratio 6 : 16 : 16 : 19 : 13 : 19 : 19 : 16 : 16 : 16 : 1
Catalyst concentration (wt.%)0.20.20.21.51.51.50.51.01.01.0
Oil feed stockSoybean SoybeanSoybeanCastorCastorCastorCastorRapeseedWaste
Sunflower
Palm
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