Optimal design in biodiesel production from esterification of palmitic acid in excess methanol

Tãn Hiêpǎng, Yi Han Chan, Bing Hung Chen, Duu Jong Lee

研究成果: Conference contribution

摘要

Optimization of esterification of palmitic acid in excess methanol by solid acid catalyst, viz. Amberlite™ IR-120 (H) resin, is studied by combining backward stepwise regression technique with a 2 5-1 fractional factorial design. Optimum conditions are found as follows: 8:1 in the molar feed ratio of methanol to palmitic acid, a reaction temperature as 61.0 °C, a reaction time of 10.5 h, catalyst loadings at 10 wt% of palmitic acid, and a stirring speed of 600 rpm. At this condition, conversion efficiency of palmitic acid to palmitic acid methyl ester reaction is near 98.9%.

原文English
主出版物標題11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings
出版狀態Published - 2011 12月 1
事件2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, 11AIChE - Minneapolis, MN, United States
持續時間: 2011 10月 162011 10月 21

出版系列

名字11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings

Other

Other2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, 11AIChE
國家/地區United States
城市Minneapolis, MN
期間11-10-1611-10-21

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 化學工程 (全部)

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