Essays Tagged: "Diesel fuel"

diesel engines and its effects on the environment

scuss one kind of engine. We will see how it works and how its emissions affect the air quality.The diesel engineIn 1892, Rudolph Diesel, a German engineer developed the "diesel" engine. Unlike the ga ... 2, Rudolph Diesel, a German engineer developed the "diesel" engine. Unlike the gasoline engine, the diesel engine is capable of spontaneous combustion of liquid fuel without requiring spark ignition. ...

(13 pages) 214 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

"To Walk In A Dead Man's Boots", lost love: personal experience.

I remember now, most vividly, the smells. Diesel fuel and electric fires give off sort of an acid, oily stink. No, more stench really, I guess ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Biodiesel

1. What is biodiesel and how is it made?Biodiesel is a renewable source of fuel, and is an alternative to petroleu ... able source of fuel, and is an alternative to petroleum. It's base is vegetable oil, and it runs in diesel engines. Usually made from soy, rapeseed, fryer, or canola oil, it can also be made by variou ... ids 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 effe ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biodiesel

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 reader ... 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, animal ...

(6 pages) 94 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Legal and Ethical Analysis of Ashland Oil Inc. : Trouble At Floreffe

e of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, collapsed while being filled, releasing a 3.9 million gallon wave of diesel fuel, making this the first major oil pollution accident for AOI (3).By nightfall, nearly thr ... , and West Virginia (4).Storage tank 1338 ripped open after being filled to 45 ft 10.25 inches with diesel fuel at 5:02 pm, January 2, 1988. Immediately AOI personnel shut off all pumps, called the Na ...

(11 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Junk

Biodiesel Biodiesel is a great form of gasoline used in few kinds of vehicles. Biodiesel is very low on ... 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 from ... 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 is ...

(1 pages) 390 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Crude Oil

y useful. Refineries reassemble the hydrocarbon components of crude oil to develop products such as diesel fuel, jet fuel, and gasoline. When it first arrives at the factory, the crude oil undergoes f ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is Biodiesel a Viable Alternative To Diesel From Fossil Fuels For Trucks And Buses?

1.0 IntroductionBiodiesel is defined as mono-alky esters of long -chain fatty acid. It is a fuel that derived from the ... fatty acid. It is a fuel that derived from the vegetable oils, animal fats, which is similar to the diesel fuel except that it is made from the crops. It is produced from domestically grown, renewable ... wn, renewable sources, such as crop oils or animal fats which are then chemically converted into biodiesel (Habmigren, 2003). Unlike diesel, biodiesel contains no petroleum products and free of sulfur ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Fossil Fuel Dependency and Americans

y, power plants, and automobiles and so forth. Refined fossil fuels such as gasoline, jet fuel, and diesel fuel that are burned by motor vehicles, aircraft, tanker ships etc. cause the air to be pollu ...

(10 pages) 147 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Effects of Automobiles

s this much is tossed into the air each day by one individual vehicle. Any automobile which runs on diesel fuel releases a thick cloud of black smoke into the environment constantly. This disgusting s ...

(3 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Effects of automobiles

s this much is tossed into the air each day by one individual vehicle. Any automobile which runs on diesel fuel releases a thick cloud of black smoke into the environment constantly. This disgusting s ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How north carolina is affected by water pollution

r contamination is leaking underground storage tanks, which contaminate ground water with gasoline, diesel fuel, and heating oil. Comprehensive programs are under way to assess potential contamination ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Marketing Phase I Exxon Mobil

urce 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, it i ... ?' 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 United S ...

(7 pages) 48 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Marketing Plan: Phase III Paper

s 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, a ... he 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 selling ...

(6 pages) 138 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

microbiology

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Science Essays