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Identification of fatty acid methyl ester in palm oil using gas chromatography-mass spectrometer

Sulaiman, Sarina (2018) Identification of fatty acid methyl ester in palm oil using gas chromatography-mass spectrometer. In: Multifaceted protocol in biotechnology. Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 63-74. ISBN 978-981-13-2256-3

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Abstract

Biodiesel or Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) is a non-toxic, biodegradable alternative fuel that is easy to produce and process from vegetable oil or animal fats. In this chapter, identification of Fatty Acid Methyl Ester in palm oil biodiesel using GCMS has been studied. The main component existed in FAME are Caprylic acid C8:0, Capric acid C10:0, Myristic acid C14:0, Palmitic acid C16:0, Stearic acid C18:0, Oleic acid C18:1, Arachidate acid C20:0 and Docosanoic acid C22:0.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 6797/70265
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fatty acid methyl ester · Palm oil · Gas chromatography-mass spectrometer · Biodiesel · Transesterification · Vegetable oil · Coconut waste · Egg shell · Heterogeneous catalyst · Chromatogram
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP200 Manufacture and use of chemicals
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Sarina Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 16:26
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 16:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/70265

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