Essays Tagged: "Biodiesel"

Alternative Fuels: Why are they Likely to Fail?

alternate energy source to fossil fuels and coal, many alternate fuels have been created including biodiesel, ethanol, hydrogen (used in fuel cells), methanol, natural gas(compressed natural gas/ liq ...

(3 pages) 122 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Biodiesel

1. What is biodiesel and how is it made?Biodiesel is a renewable source of fuel, and is an alternative to petro ... acids and turns the oil into esters, which are certain chemical compounds. After this process, the biodiesel acts very much like petroleum diesel, but with much more desirable traits.2. How does it e ... ss to the ozone layer, because it is carbon-neutral. However, the emission of nitroxide occurs with biodiesel, but that greatly outweighs the harmful emissions of petroleum diesel. The exhaust is also ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biodiesel: is it worth considering?

ean oil is still in use, only it is the kind of a sprouting breed. This new fuel emission is called biodiesel, composed of a 30% diesel to 70% biodiesel mixture.However, inexpensive petroleum based fu ... posed of a 30% diesel to 70% biodiesel mixture.However, inexpensive petroleum based fuels prevented biodiesel fuels from receiving much consideration until the fuel shortages in the 1970's and again d ...

(11 pages) 118 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Biodiesel

he in every day. In this paper I will discuss one of the developing remedies to this problem called biodiesel and try to cover its importance to our economy and environment.First and foremost the read ... to cover its importance to our economy and environment.First and foremost the reader must know what biodiesel is. "Biodiesel is a diesel fuel made from biological products such as, vegetable oils, ani ...

(6 pages) 94 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Junk

Biodiesel Biodiesel is a great form of gasoline used in few kinds of vehicles. Biodiesel is very low ... is a great form of gasoline used in few kinds of vehicles. Biodiesel is very low on octane though. Biodiesel is not that different from regular diesel and other kinds of gasoline. Biodiesel is made f ... om regular diesel and other kinds of gasoline. Biodiesel is made from vegetable oil and animal fat. Biodiesel is not regular vegetable oil and is not safe to swallow. Biodiesel is biodegradable so it ...

(1 pages) 389 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Attracting Foreign Investment into the Netherlands: A focus on Biofuels

alysis 11.2 Relevant Statistics for Investment Regions 2Section 2: Engineering 32.1 Biofuels 32.1.1 Biodiesel 32.1.2 Benets 32.1.3 Downsides 32.2 Benelux Sector 32.2.2 Royal Dutch Shell 42.2.3 BIOPETR ... come from biological sources, which furtherincreases the interest for entry onto this market.2.1.1 BiodieselBiodiesel is the name of a clean burning alternative fuel, produced from domestic, renewabl ...

(14 pages) 46 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Marketing Plan: Phase I

make it possible to power cities, and to move different types of transportation.What is Bio-Diesel?Biodiesel is a name that describes a clean burning alternative fuel, produced from domestic, renewab ... target companies with commercial trucks, and other diesel operated vehicles.ReferenceAdvantages of biodiesel fuel for transportation. (2006). Alternative Energy. Retrieved July 3, 2008 from http://ww ...

(5 pages) 224 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Is Biodiesel a viable alternative to petroleum for tucks and buses?

Is biodiesel a viable alternative to diesel from fossil fuels for trucks and buses?Current practice of ... it is imperative we investigate alternative ways to power vehicles. This could alternative could be biodiesel.I chose this question because oil supplies are being exhausted and we are releasing 8.4 bi ... g. electric and hydrogen have been conducted; however the technology needs to be developed further. Biodiesel however is a feasible alternative for which the technology currently exists.Biodiesel is a ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Taxation; Find two articles that discuss the local, state, or federal taxation of a good.

ign policy reasons. Placing high taxes on fossil fuels makes alternative fuels such as natural gas, biodiesel or electric batteries more attractive, and put price pressure on manufacturers and consume ...

(3 pages) 131 0 2.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Marketing Phase I Exxon Mobil

source of energy. It is prudent for companies such as ExxonMobil prepare for the inevitable future.Biodiesel is a renewable source of energy. Comprised of organic materials and methanol or ethanol, i ... gas?' It is crucial that ExxonMobil as a leader in the fuel industry seek out the true potential of biodiesel.Company Overview125 years ago, ExxonMobil was a regional marketer of kerosene in the Unite ...

(7 pages) 48 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Summarise the use of ethanol as an alternative fuel source, evaluating the success of current usage and assess its potential use as an alternative fuel.

attractive environmentally but it is a viable alternative from a fuel CO2 emissions point of view. Biodiesel fuel uses vegetable oils or animal fats, even those recycled after restaurants have used t ... es vegetable oils or animal fats, even those recycled after restaurants have used them for cooking. Biodiesel has many environmental advantages to diesel such as lower emissions and its renewable, tho ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Marketing Plan: Phase III Paper

sons that have been clearly described thus far, Exxon Mobil would greatly benefit from implementing biodiesel into the organizations product line. Biodiesel offers a multitude of beneficial attributes ... f the latest products released in accordance with going green would benefit from the utilization of biodiesel from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Therefore, the product is nearly selli ...

(6 pages) 138 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Alternate Fuels

el's viscosity increases in cold temperature. The oil tends to begin very thick in the wintertime. (Biodiesel.org)Hydrogen fuels cells are probably one of the most environmentally friendly alternate f ... eb. 2 Dec 2009. <http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/fuels/electricity.html>."Bio diesel basics." biodiesel.org. Web. 2 Dec 2009. <http://www.biodiesel.org/resources/Biodiesel_basics/>."hydrog ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Photovoltaic Panels

Energy Source - Pros Cons Alternative Energy, Global Warming, Flex Fuels, Solar Energy, Bio Fuels, BioDiesel." Alternative Energy Source - Energy Savings,Tips, Pros and Cons, Global Warming, Flex Fue ... ternative Energy Source - Energy Savings,Tips, Pros and Cons, Global Warming, Flex Fuels,Bio Fuels, BioDiesel. AlternativeEnergySource.org, 2007. Web. 03 Nov. 2011. <http://www.alternativeenergysou ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays

Proposal

BIODIESEL : A FUEL FOR FUTUREResearch questionWhich type of vegetable oil which is palm oil, corn oi ... wer oil, coconut oil and canola oil will produce the highest energy content when it is converted to biodiesel?Why I choose this topic and why it is worth investigating?Biodiesel is an alternative fuel ... h is limited and the world must be prepared to face the extinction of the fuel such as fossil fuel. Biodiesel is one of the way to replace the non-renewable fuel as it renewable and can be produced in ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry