American Journal of Energy Engineering

Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016

  • Optimization of Process Parameters for Biodiesel Production Using Response Surface Methodology

    Emmanuel I. Bello, Tunde I. Ogedengbe, Labunmi Lajide, Ilesanmi. A. Daniyan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 8-16
    Received: 17 November 2015
    Accepted: 29 November 2015
    Published: 20 April 2016
    Abstract: The effect of five process parameters namely: reaction time, reaction temperature, stir speed, catalyst concentration and methanol-oil ratio on the transesterification process of waste frying oil to biodiesel were investigated. Optimization of the five process parameters and their quadratic cross effect was carried out using a four level-five facto... Show More
  • Impact of Atmospheric Parameters on Power Generation of Wind Turbine

    Ravindra B. Sholapurkar, Yogesh S. Mahajan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 17-25
    Received: 27 April 2016
    Accepted: 13 May 2016
    Published: 30 May 2016
    Abstract: Economic growth of any country depends on access to reliable energy. Wind energy is fast gaining importance among non-conventional sources, which is a function of parameters like topography of the terrain, weather conditions etc. The present work explores the potential of a 225 MW turbine located in a mountainous site in Maharashtra, India. Values ... Show More