DOI: 10.5151/engpro-simea2014-60
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Márcia Figueiredo Moreira, Décio Magioli Maia

Abstract: ABSTRACTThe use of biodiesel in Brazil was consolidated after 2005, when the Federal Government established a time frame to insert biodiesel in Brazilian energy matrix and so that a 5% biodiesel in diesel blend (B5) has been mandatory since January, 2010. Now the attention turns to blends with higher level of biodiesel and vehicle and engine assemblers, fleet owners and other private and governmental entities are conducting extensive researches on the subject. This paper evaluates the use of a 20% biodiesel i…

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