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Research Article

Optimization Study in Biodiesel Production via Response Surface Methodology Using Dolomite as a Heterogeneous Catalyst

Table 5

Higher FAME yield reached with dolomite as a heterogeneous catalyst for the methanol/oil transesterification reaction.

(°C) (wt%) (min)FAME (wt%)Reference

60 10.51.324097.0This work
6010318094.3[17]
6520136098.0[18]
67.56318091.8[11]
6030618098.6[19]
6412418097.9[20]
60501018096.1[16]

= reaction temperature, = methanol/oil ratio, = catalyst amount, and = reaction time.