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- Idowu, Ibijoke; Pedrola, Montserrat Ortoneda; Wylie, Steve; Teng, K.H.; Kot, Patryk; Phipps, David; Shaw, Andy
- Renewable energy 2019 v.142 pp. 535-542
- animal wastes; batch systems; biodiesel; catalysts; esterification; fatty acid methyl esters; feedstocks; free fatty acids; fuel production; industrial applications; lipids; methanol; microwave treatment; sulfuric acid; tallow; transesterification; viscosity; water content
- ... Recently, due to its low cost there has been increased attention on Animal Waste Fats (AWFs) as a feedstock for biodiesel production. Advanced microwave technology has also been reported by many researchers to enhance the transesterification in biodiesel production. However, esterification of free fatty acids in the feedstock reported here has not attracted so much attention. AWFs come with its ch ...