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International Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 871236, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/871236
Research Article

Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Oil Extraction from Jatropha curcas L. Using Ethanol as a Solvent

1Mechanical Engineering Department, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (UFMT), Rodovia MT-270, Km 06, s/n, Campus Rondonópolis, 78735-901 Rondonópolis, MT, Brazil
2Agricultural Engineering Department, Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV), Avenida Peter Henry Rolfs, s/n, Campus Viçosa, 36570-000 Viçosa, MG, Brazil
3Chemical Engineering, LafargeHolcim, Rodovia MG 170, s/n, Km 4, 35588-000 Arcos, MG, Brazil
4Agricultural and Ambiental Engineering, Bram Offshore, Rua da Quitanda, 86/Sala 401, Centro, 20091-005 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
5Food Technology Department, Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV), Avenida Peter Henry Rolfs, s/n, Campus Viçosa, 36570-000 Viçosa, MG, Brazil

Received 23 July 2015; Accepted 9 November 2015

Academic Editor: Evangelos Tsotsas

Copyright © 2015 Silmara Bispo dos Santos 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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