Customizing Biodiesel Derived from Tropical Trees

This research project will result in the following: (1) An increased understanding of the effect of ambient temperature on the fatty acid profile of Jatropha curcas, kamani, and coconut oils; and (2) An increased understanding of the chemical composition, emissions, and engine performance of biodiesel produced by Jatropha curcas, kamani, and coconut.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program information: Advanced Research, Biobased Research


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $150000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Department of Transportation
    1200 New Jersey Avneue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Johnson, Shawn

  • Principal Investigators:

    Ogoshi, Richard

  • Start Date: 20081001
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20100930

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01575587
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 9 2015 10:13AM