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Measurement and Correlation of the Thermal Conductivity of Biodiesel Constituent Fluids: Methyl Oleate and Methyl Linoleate

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Author(s)

Richard A. Perkins, Marcia L. Huber

Abstract

New experimental data on the thermal conductivity of the methyl esters methyl oleate and methyl linoleate in the liquid phase are reported that allow the development of correlations. These new experimental data, covering a temperature range of 302 K to 509 K for methyl oleate, and 302 K to 507 K for methyl linoleate at a pressure range of 0.1 MPa to 42 MPa, are used to develop correlations for the thermal conductivity. The experimental data reported here have an uncertainty of less than 1 %. Based on the uncertainty of and comparisons with the present data, the thermal-conductivity correlations for methyl oleate and methyl linoleate in the liquid phase are estimated to have a relative uncertainty of about 2.5 % at a 95 % confidence level.
Citation
Energy and Fuels
Volume
25

Keywords

biodiesel, methyl ester, methyl oleate, methyl linoleate, thermal conductivity, transient hot wire

Citation

Perkins, R. and Huber, M. (2011), Measurement and Correlation of the Thermal Conductivity of Biodiesel Constituent Fluids: Methyl Oleate and Methyl Linoleate, Energy and Fuels, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=907397 (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created April 26, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017