International Journal of Chemical Engineering / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

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 2

Selectivity at 0.7–0.9 triglycerides conversion for datasets (1–3) and (6-7).

Conversion, Dataset Methyl esters selectivity
Case  1Case  2

0.712.6102.526
22.6432.511
32.6302.470
62.6102.613
72.4932.313

0.812.7662.675
22.7842.666
32.7692.629
62.7642.766
72.6822.480

0.912.8952.832
22.9032.816
32.8922.788
62.8932.879
72.8522.655