Journal of Fuels / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Petroleum Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels Used in a Direct Hydrocarbon Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell

Table 1

Carbon types in diesel fuels.

n-hexadecanePetroleum dieselCanola biodieselSoybean biodiesel

CH (olefinic)0%6.8%8.5%
CH (aromatic)0%2.7%0%0%
CH2 (total)82.4%>70%76.3%74.1%
CH–CH2–CH0%1.7%3.8%
–(CO)–CH20%5.7%5.8%
–(CO)–CH2CH20%5.9%5.9%
–CH2CH2–CH=CH0%10.4%9.5%
82.4%52.6%49.1%
C–CH317.6%8.7%8.8%
O–CH30%8.2%8.6%
H : C ratio2.1251.841.851.83

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