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20-80% Water-In-Diesel Emulsion Fuel Formulations and Stability Study for Duration of Two

Issaka, Souleyman A. and Nour, A. H. and R. M., Yunus (2015) 20-80% Water-In-Diesel Emulsion Fuel Formulations and Stability Study for Duration of Two. International Journal Of Advanced Research, 3 (7). pp. 1394-1398. ISSN 2320-5407

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Abstract

New surfactant formulations were prepared at FKKSA Lab at University Malaysia Pahang; the formulation consists of synthesized polyol based non-ionic surfactants combined with different concentrations of commercial stabilizers and co surfactants. Six different compositions denoted as Samples (A, B, C, D, E, F) were tested on 20-80% water-in-diesel emulsion fuel samples for duration of fortnights. Results showed that emulsions prepared with formulations C, D, E and F were very stable and showed no water separation for two weeks. Followed by B, which started separation after 13 days and lost 15% of the water, while sample A, which appeared to be the least stable of all, lost 15% of oil in the first day. From these data one can conclude that the samples (C, D, E and F) surfactant formulation could be used as tailored stabilizers for synthesizing diesel based emulsion fuels.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stabilizers, Emulsion fuel, water-in-diesel emulsions, nonionic surfactants
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2016 00:00
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2018 04:25
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/12612
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