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- Schwab, A.W.; Dykstra, G.J.; Selke, E.; Sorenson, S.C.; Pryde, E.H.
- Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society 1988 v.65 no.11 pp. 1781
- soybean oil; safflower oil; degradation; fuels; physicochemical properties; diesel fuel
- ... Soybean oil was thermally decomposed and distilled in air or in nitrogen sparge with standard ASTM distillation apparatus. GC-MS analysis showed that approximately 75% of the products were made up of alkanes, alkenes, aromatics and carboxylic acids with carbon numbers ranging from 4 to more than 20. Fuel properties of the pyrolyzed materials were characterized and compared with those of the parent ...