by Joshua Tickell
This is the one book that started it all for us. The first and only book that details all aspects of running diesel engines on vegetable oil, you'll learn about biodiesel as well as converting diesel engines to run on straight vegetable oil (SVO). Its an informative and interesting read filled with history, information, instructions, photos, diagrams and resources.
by William H. Kemp
Rudolf Diesels idea is more than a hundred years oldrun an engine on plant oilsits an idea thats come full circle with biodiesel enthusiasts, from home brewers to commercial manufacturers. This book aims to separate fact from fiction and to educate potential home, farm and cooperative manufacturers about the economical production of quality biodiesel from both waste and virgin oil feedstock.
Based on the expertise of researchers from around the world, this book summarizes the legislative, chemical, and engineering issues that surround biodiesel, yet also presents new data and technical information. Read about worldwide legislative and regulatory efforts, the history of vegetable oil-based diesel fuels and more.
How To Make Biodiesel is a practical guide to making diesel fuel from vegetable oil. It covers the environmental benefits of biodiesel, gives a beginners' introduction to the chemistry involved, and step-by-step instructions.
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