Submitted to: Meeting Proceedings
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/18/2003
Publication Date: 8/18/2003
Citation: KNOTHE, G.H. MODULE D-4: FUEL QUALITY OF BIODIESEL. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY BIODIESEL WORKSHOP. 2003.
Technical Abstract: Generally, the fuel quality of biodiesel can be influenced by several factors which are the quality of the feedstock, the fatty acid composition of the parent vegetable oil or animal fat, the production process and the other materials used in this process, and post-production parameters. The discussion focuses on the most important issues for assuring product quality for biodiesel as it is related to production as well as some post-production parameters.