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ISRN Renewable Energy
Volume 2012, Article ID 861293, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/861293
Research Article

Oxidation, Thermal, and Storage Stability Studies of Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel

Biofuel Research Laboratory, Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667, India

Received 19 August 2011; Accepted 29 September 2011

Academic Editors: K. Kaygusuz and Y. Y. Lee

Copyright © 2012 Siddharth Jain and M. P. Sharma. 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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