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    Ethanol Fuel Experiments and Studies


      Ethanol fuel is an alternative alcohol biofuel made by fermenting and distilling sugars derived from starch crops like corn, wheat or sugarcane.

      Background Information

    • Ethanol fuel [View Resource]
    • Ethanol fuel - Wikipedia [View Resource]
    • Energy crop [View Resource]
    • Common ethanol fuel mixtures [View Resource]
    • Ethanol fuel energy balance [View Resource]
    • K-12 Ethanol Fuel Resources [View Resource]

      K-12 Experiments, Labs, Lesson Plans and Science Fair Projects

    • Make your own ethanol fuel [View Experiment]
    • Backyard ethanol production [View Experiment]
    • Fermenting waste fruit to fuel ethanol [View Experiment]
    • Ethanol Fuel Science Fair Projects and Experiments [View Experiment]
    • Burning Biofuels: Comparing Nonrenewable and Renewable Fuels [View Experiment]
    • Optimizing Ethanol's Heat Production [View Experiment]
    • How To Distill Ethanol or Grain Alcohol [View Experiment]
    • A Comparison of the Financial Viability of Ethanol Production from Grass vs. Woodchips [View Experiment]
    • How does ethanol as a fuel compare to today’s conventional fuels? [View Experiment]
    • A curriculum on ethanol and its use as a fuel [View Experiment]
    • Simple calorimetry to find the enthalpy of combustion of alcohols [View Experiment]
    • The extraction of Bio-ethanol from banana and apple peelings through the process of fermentation and distillation [View Experiment]

      College Experiments, Labs, Studies and Articles

    • Ethanol Can Contribute to Energy and Environmental Goals [View Experiment]
    • Biofuel & Biomass Energy Science Fair Projects and Experiments [View Experiment]
    • Enhanced Ethanol Engine and Vehicle Efficiency [View Experiment]
    • An Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Characteristics of Methanol and Ethanol Sprays from a Multi-hole DISI Injector [View Experiment]
    • Starting Characteristics of an Engine using Neat Ethanol [View Experiment]
    • Fuel-grade ethanol transport and impacts to groundwater in a pilot-scale aquifer tank [View Experiment]
    • Emission reduction in SI engine using ethanol-gasoline blends on thermal barrier coated pistons [View Experiment]

      Theses and Dissertations

    • Biomimetic Fuel Cell Design [View Thesis]
    • Steam Explosion Pretreatment of Cotton Gin Waste for Fuel Ethanol Production [View Thesis]
    • Numerical simulation of methanol crossover in a Flowing Electrolyte Direct Methanol Fuel Cell [View Thesis]
    • Burning and Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplet Combustion under Microgravity Conditions [View Thesis]


    • Semi solid ethanol based fuel (US Patent 4908044, 1990) [View Patent]
    • Blended ethanol fuel (US Patent 4333739, 1982) [View Patent]
    • Aqueous fuel for internal combustion engine and method of combustion (US Patent 5156114, 1992) [View Patent]

      See Also

    • Cellulosic Ethanol [View Experiment]

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