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International Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Volume 2014, Article ID 104989, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/104989
Research Article

Quadratic Prediction Models for the Performance Comparison of a Marine Engine Fuelled with Biodiesels B5 and B20

1Automotive Eco-Energy and Industrial Product Standard Research Center, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, 1518 Pracharat 1, Wongsawang, Bangsue, 10800 Bangkok, Thailand
2Department of Automotive Engineering Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, 1518 Pracharat 1, Wongsawang, Bangsue, 10800 Bangkok, Thailand

Received 31 May 2014; Revised 2 September 2014; Accepted 16 September 2014; Published 30 September 2014

Academic Editor: Z. X. Guo

Copyright © 2014 Chedthawut Poompipatpong. 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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