American Journal of Applied Sciences

Charcoal-Oil Mixture as an Alternative Fuel: A Preliminary Study

Roila Awang and Choo Yuen May

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2009.393.395

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 3

Pages 393-395


The fast depletion of fuel oil and continuous increase in the demand for power is a global issue. The world energy consumption is projected to grow at an average of 2.7-3.7% from 1996 to 2010. Therefore search for alternative fuel is highly prioritized. Thus this study presents the results on the characteristic of charcoal-oil mixture as an alternative fuel. The calorific value, ash content and stability of the mixture are determined.


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