American Journal of Physical Chemistry

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Biodiesel Synthesis by Ethanolysis of Hura crepitans Seed Oil Unfit for Consumption in Benin

    Assou Sidohounde, Guevara Nonviho, Fifa Theomaine Diane Bothon, Papin Sourou Montcho, Cokou Pascal Agbangnan Dossa, Leopold Tchiakpe, Dominique Codjo Koko Sohounhloue

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 50-57
    Received: Sep. 11, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 07, 2019
    Published: Oct. 20, 2019
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    Abstract: To reduce fossil fuel dependence and greenhouse gases, biomass energy is in high demand. Hura crepitans (HC) is a widely distributed plant species in Benin. But its seed oils are reputed to be purgative and unfit for consumption. So, we collected the seeds of HC in Agame (South of Benin). They were extracted and the seed oils have been converted in... Show More
  • On the Problem of Gypsum Deposition in the Dead Sea in the Case of Two Seas Canal Construction

    Krumgalz Boris

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 58-65
    Received: Oct. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 29, 2019
    Published: Nov. 08, 2019
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    Abstract: The Dead Sea is a terminal lake, being the lowest and one of the most saline lakes on earth. For more than last fifty years the water level of the Dead Sea drastically decreased resulting in a drop of more than 30 m since beginning of sixties of the last century. The present level and size of the Dead Sea and its development are determined by a neg... Show More