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EE03 Development of an Automotive Anti-Theft System
Batra, Pulkit ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 1~10
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.1
Automotive Theft has been an obstinate problem around the world. Design and manufacture of anti-theft systems have become more and more complex due to the rise in complexity of theft in the system. Most of the anti-theft systems available in the market, are the alarm types which audibly deter some thieves away but do not prevent one's car from being stolen and even are not good enough to meet the growing complexity of theft in the country. This paper presents a simple and an efficient anti-theft system which provides improved security by the use of efficient access mechanisms and immobilization systems. This security system can immobilise an automobile and its key auto systems through remote control when it is stolen. It hence deters thieves from committing the theft. It also effectively prevents stealing of key auto systems for reselling by introducing four layers of security features written in the form of firmware and embedded on the Electronic Control Units (ECUs). The particulars of system design and operation are defined in the paper. The experimental outcomes show that this system is practicable and the owner can steadily control his vehicle within a few seconds.
Empirical Modeling of Fouling Rate of Milk Pasteurization Process : A case study
Budiati, Titik ; Wahyono, Nanang Dwi ; Hefni, Muh. ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 11~17
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.11
Fouling in heat exchanger becomes a major problem of dairy industry and it increases the production cost. These are lost productivity, additional energy, additional equipment, chemical, manpower, and environmental impact. Fouling also introduces the risk of food safety due to the improper heating temperature which allow the survival of pathogenic bacteria in milk, introducing biofilm formation of pathogenic bacteria in equipments and spreading the pathogenic bacteria to milk. The aim of this study is to determine the fouling rate during pasteurization process in heat exchanger of pasteurized milk produced by Village Cooperative Society (KUD) "X" in Malang, East Java Indonesia by using empirical modeling. The fouling rate is found as
with the heating process time ranged from 0 to 2 hours and temperature difference (hot water inlet temperature and milk outlet temperature) ranged from 0.654 to
. The fouling rate depends on type and characteristics of heat exchangers, time and temperature of process, milk type, age of milk, seasonal variations, the presence of microorganism and more. This results will be used to plan Cleaning In Place (CIP) and to design the control system of pasteurization process in order to maintain the milk outlet temperature as standard of pasteurization.
Proposed Assessment for Quality of Experience of Live IPTV in Home Environments
Jeong, Jongpil ; Choi, Jae-Young ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 18~30
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.18
As the speed of networks that subscribers can use has greatly increased, demand for high-quality broadcast content, such as from Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) and Video on Demand (VoD), is likewise increasing. Therefore, while broadcasters are increasing content and channels, they are striving to improve consumer quality of experience (QoE) to differentiate themselves from competitors, including by producing higher physical-quality content. Recently, subjective measurement methods have been internationally standardized as the most reliable approach for measuring and evaluating IPTV QoE. However, a majority of these methods are performed in experimental environments and are based on the extremely brief viewing period of approximately ten seconds using original reference videos. It is actually difficult to apply standard evaluation methods based on a ten-second viewing interval to assess real broadcast watching of IPTV or other services that involve a longer time (i.e., more than thirty minutes). In this paper, we therefore propose a method that accommodates actual viewing environments. Using the mean opinion score, we experimentally analyze the effects of evaluation interval changes under actual conditions in which IPTV service is provided. In addition, we propose improvements by applying the results into actual live broadcast IPTV service and by analyzing consumer service QoE.
The Design of Library System using the Cloud Environment Based on the Raspberry pi
Park, Sungbin ; Lee, Jong-Yong ; Jung, Kye-Dong ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 31~34
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.31
Recently, the various types of data are began to increase. In order to manage the data efficiently, a variety of cloud services are being made. However, while providing a cloud service, the problem is the cost and waste a lot of human power to manage the data that is generated and managed by the server. To solve this problem, it is build the cloud environment using a single board computer with Raspberry pi. In this paper, we used Raspberry pi as a cloud server to provide services for the users. And we construct a Total Server to manage the generated data. It can separate the processing of data and the provision of services. We ensure the efficient operation by building a cloud environment with Raspberry pi and by managing the data which generated in cloud environment with the total server.
Presentation of budge sonance with small action on the body motion
Kim, Jeong-lae ; Kim, Kyu-dong ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 35~39
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.35
This study was presented the small action by the budge sonance function. An estimation of budge sonance function was acquired displacements across all condition with a variation of small action. The budge sonance function was to be indicated to express the flow rate of body motion. Their function was suggested an issue of the action condition by budge sonance. This system was proposed a combination of the body motion and small action. The acquired sonance signal was to render the small action of body motion with budge sonance function. The analysis of budge function was generally realized a variation from displacements on the fast body motion. Budge sonance signal of action that vision condition was acquired to a variation of the
units, that vestibular condition was acquired to a variation for the
units, that somatosensory condition was acquired to a variation for the
units, that CNS condition was acquired to a variation for the
units. Budge sonance function was proposed the small action from axial action on body control. We know a body motion response from axial action was not only variation of budge sonance, but also body motion of fast body motion.
NFC based Alarm Patching System for Regular Time Management
Jung, Yong Gyu ; Choi, Eun Hee ; Kang, Min Soo ; Cady, Jennifer J. ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 40~44
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.40
Most people do not think seriously about the concept of time management, just to spend the precious time sheets. Regular life can sustain mental and physical health. That's why time management is an important factor in living. In the thesis, smart alarm patch is designed using a wireless communication NFC technology that gradually develop and attract attention. Due to the alarm, regular hours is helped to improve the quality of life. For this, analysis was performed using the UML in this system, linked to the smart alarm system patches and NFC technology, Java Script language, Adobe Muse CC was used embody web document and mobile content.
Load Modeling based on System Identification with Kalman Filtering of Electrical Energy Consumption of Residential Air-Conditioning
Patcharaprakiti, Nopporn ; Tripak, Kasem ; Saelao, Jeerawan ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 45~53
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.45
This paper is proposed mathematical load modelling based on system identification approach of energy consumption of residential air conditioning. Due to air conditioning is one of the significant equipment which consumes high energy and cause the peak load of power system especially in the summer time. The demand response is one of the solutions to decrease the load consumption and cutting peak load to avoid the reservation of power supply from power plant. In order to operate this solution, mathematical modelling of air conditioning which explains the behaviour is essential tool. The four type of linear model is selected for explanation the behaviour of this system. In order to obtain model, the experimental setup are performed by collecting input and output data every minute of 9,385 BTU/h air-conditioning split type with
thermostat setting of one sample house. The input data are composed of solar radiation (
) and ambient temperature (
). The output data are power and energy consumption of air conditioning. Both data are divided into two groups follow as training data and validation data for getting the exact model. The model is also verified with the other similar type of air condition by feed solar radiation and ambient temperature input data and compare the output energy consumption data. The best model in term of accuracy and model order is output error model with 70.78% accuracy and
order. The model order reduction technique is used to reduce order of model to seven order for less complexity, then Kalman filtering technique is applied for remove white Gaussian noise for improve accuracy of model to be 72.66%. The obtained model can be also used for electrical load forecasting and designs the optimal size of renewable energy such photovoltaic system for supply the air conditioning.
ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION of INJECTION TIMING for AN ADVANCED COMPRESSED AIR ENGINE KIT
Kumar, Akshay ; Kumar, Vasu ; Gupta, Dhruv ; Kumar, Naveen ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 54~63
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.54
Increasing air pollution levels and the global oil crisis has become a major hindrance in the growth of our automobile sector. Traditional Internal Combustion engines running on non-renewable fuels are proving to be the major culprit for the harmful effects on environment. With few modifications and also with assistance of few additional components current small SI engines can be modified into a pneumatic engine (commonly known as Compressed Air Engines) without much technical complications where the working fluid is compressed air. The working principle is very basic as adiabatic expansion of the compressed air takes place inside the cylinder pushing the piston downwards creating enough MEP to run the crank shaft at decent RPM. With the assistance of new research and development on pneumatic engines can explore the potential of pneumatic engines as a viable option over IC engines. The paper deals with analysis on RPM variation with corresponding compressed air injection at different crank angles from TDC keeping constant injection time period. Similarly RPM variation can also be observed at different injection pressures with similar injection angle variation. A setup employing a combination of magnetic switch (reed switch), magnets and solenoid valve is used in order to injection timing control. A conclusive data is obtained after detailed analysis of RPM variation that can be employed in newly modified pneumatic engines in order to enhance the running performance. With a number of benefits offered by pneumatic engine over IC engines such as no emissions, better efficiency, low running cost, light weight accompanied by optimized injection conditions can cause a significant development in pneumatic engines without any major alteration.
Improved Charge Pump Power Factor Correction Electronic Ballast Based on Class DE Inverter
Thongkullaphat, Sarayoot ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 64~70
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.64
This paper proposes fluorescent electronic ballast with high power factor and low line input current harmonics. The system performance can be improved by a charged pump circuit. Details of design and circuit operation are described. The proposed electronic ballast is modified from single-stage half bridge class D electronic ballast by adding capacitor parallel with each power switch and setting the circuit parameter to operate under class DE inverter condition. By using this proposed method the DC bus voltage can be reduced around by 50% compare with conventional class D inverter circuit. Because the power switches are operated at zero voltage switching condition and low dv/dt of class DE switching. The experimental results show that the proper frequency of the prototype is around 50 kHz with input power factor of 0.982,
10.2% at full load and efficiency of more than 90%.
Analytical Approach of Proxy-LMA Mobility System in Heterogeneous IP-based Mobile Networks
Cho, Chulhee ; Choi, Jae-Young ; Jeong, Jongpil ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 71~87
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.71
Mobile users want to be provided with undisrupted network services when they navigate on the Next-Generation (NG) wireless networks. For that, interlocking with a heterogeneous network is important, but there have been few studies on the method for guaranteeing global mobility. Thus, this paper proposes the Proxy-LMA technique, the mobile IP-based global inter-networking system, to enhance global mobility and interoperability within the Next-Generation (NG) network environment. The purpose of the proposed Proxy-LMA system is to expand the boundary of the mobility with regards to the existing mobility management protocol (PMIPv6 and MIPv6) in order to guarantee global mobility and interoperability within the heterogeneous network environment. The results of the performance evaluation showed that the proposed Proxy-LMA system was more efficient than other methods from the standpoint of signaling cost and delay in the heterogeneous network environment.
Design of Integrated Medical Information System Based on The Cloud
Lee, Kwang-Cheol ; Moon, Seok-Jae ; Lee, Jong-Yong ; Jung, KyeDong ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 88~92
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.88
Today, the medical information system has evolved in the way of integrated healthcare IT information systems. Therefore, it is trying to build advanced U-Healthcare service. Though the U-Healthcare environments is exchanged the information between systems in many cases, however since the each system is different, the integration and exchange of data is difficult. To overcome this problem, in this paper it proposes that we suggests a possible DBaaS(DataBase as a Service) for the heterogeneous integration of medical information management and data exchange. First, the proposed system builds DBaaS cloud by integrating the meta-DB Schema level and DB Schema for each hospital. And, the mapping the schema data and the existing hospital information system is possible using the International Standard HL7. By applying the proposed method to the hospital system, it comes true the efficient exchange of information between the patients, doctors, staffs through the data mapping of the one to multi-system.
Correlation Analysis of Radon Levels using Cluster Algorithm
Oh, Myeong Hwan ; Jung, Yong Gyu ; Kang, Min Soo ; Lee, John ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 93~98
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.93
Recently, Radon has been gotten attention for problems of Nuclear Generating Station and a variety of nuclear. It is naturally arises that is accumulated in the interior through the soil with radioactive materials. People exposed to indoor a Radon increase the high risks of lung cancer. The data are consisted of regional Country, The Location, Average Radon pCi/L, Geo Mean and Geo S.D etc. The research is experimented using E-M algorithm. The research result appears to make a division of soil distance, regional and cluster. It requires in effort to minimize exposure to people who live in areas with high radon levels. A country must apprise to people about Radon risk and needs to work out measures plan.
Study of quake wavelength of dynamic movement with posture
Kim, Jeong-lae ; Hwang, Kyu-sung ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 99~103
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.99
Quake wavelength technique was designed of the sway by the body. There was presented a concept of the dangle wavelength by twisting condition of posture. We compared to the twisting condition for an average variation and maximum variation with the movement. There was used a combination system and correlation system of the posture. Their correlation signal was presented a control data by the dynamic movement. The quake wavelength system was to be formation of activity aspects by posture. The correlation of wavelength technique was applied to the a little action of posture variation signal. Quake wavelength by the dynamic movement was determined to a variation of vision condition of the
units, that vestibular condition of the
units, that somatosensory condition of the
units, that CNS condition of the
units. As the study of the quake wavelength technique was depended on the action system of body movement that a maximum and averag values was used a movement of combination data. The system was required an action signal for the form of actual signal on the basis of a little movement condition in the body. The human action systemwas compared to maximum and average from the movement derived the body. Therefore, their system was controlled to evaluate posture condition for the body correlation.
The Development Measuring System of Temperature Effect to Produce Electric Power of Solar Cell
Sadmai, Ong-art ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 104~113
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.104
This paper focuses on a temperature effects on a PV panel which has been installed in Thailand. The main objective is cleaning PV panels and reduce temperature of PV panel by water injects from waterway and experimental results of PV power what it is difference. This project is designed by PLC control system which water injects and control PV temperature, In addition, this project consists of hardware and software such as water pump, water injection and PLC control has been automatically and it can be control system manually. The automatic control system is working when PV temperature rises up over 45 degree Celsius after that the pumping machine would inject water to the surface of PV panels and it must be stop when the PV panel temperature comes down less than 45 degree Celsius. The result of actual experimental found that the control system has been done correctly under specify condition. The experimental has been shown electrical data before and after water injects on PV system found that the electrical power a bit increases and The energy has been taken from PV panel less than energy consumption equipment of control system which taken to operate the water injecting system.
Analyse the Electric field of symmetrical and asymmetrical concentric electrodes
Singhasathein, Arnon ; Suwanapingkarl, Pasist ; Phanthuna, Nattaphong ; Ted-I, Taweesak ; Teevarangsan, Teepagon ; Yumonthian, Tananan ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 114~119
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.114
The different between two potential voltages can cause the electric field. The electric field is normally distributed along the radius of electrode, and hence it depends on the shape of electrodes. This paper analyses the distribution factor of electric field of symmetrical and asymmetrical concentric electrodes by using Finite Element technique. This allows an analysis the optimum safety clearance distance between two concentric electrodes. The symmetrical concentric electrode refers to Spherical-Spherical concentric electrodes and Cylindrical-Cylindrical concentric electrodes. It must be noted that the symmetrical electrodes are mostly applied for Gas Insulated Substation (GIS) equipments. The asymmetrical electrodes mention to Spherical (inner)-Cylindrical (outer) concentric electrodes and Cylindrical-Cube concentric electrodes, which present as the connection point of High Voltage (HV) cable. The simulations is also complies with the existing standards and regulations in order to ensure the accurate results.
The Comparison of the Characteristics of Displacement Isolines in the Cylindrical Green Compact under Ultrasonic Vibration
Prakorb, Chartpuk ; Anan, Tempiam ; Somchai, Luangsod ; Vorawit, Voranawin ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 120~126
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.120
This research is a comparison of the characteristics of the displacement isolines due to powder-die-wall friction that arise during the compaction of ceramic powders in conventional die. It has been done using the CosmosWorks software package of the SolidWorks simulation software. The results of comparative simulation with FEM showed that the comparison of the displacement isolines and distribution of deformation of the ceramic powders. In the case of conventional uniaxial dry compaction for long length cylindrical green compact, considerable bending of the layers in the form of a cone can be observed. It is symmetry along centerline of cylindrical green compact. The distributions of the deformation of the green compacts (diameter 14 mm, height 20 mm) as a result of conventional compaction under ultrasonic vibration with power 1 and 2 kW are reduced to 4% and 6.5% when compared with conventional compaction without ultrasonic vibration respectively. Thus, density distribution can be minimized by increasing the power of ultrasonic vibration.
A Simple Distillation Process Produce Fuel from Plastic Waste using Incorporate Heat Source
Thawichsri, Kosart ; nilnont, Wanich ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 127~136
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.127
This paper is a study of a simple distillation process. Its objective is to compare fuel production from plastic waste, its data collecting is from the factory and simple data calculated a suitable evaluation on the simple distillation plant built before calculation. The experiment with a simple distillation process is separated into three sections. The first section is a simple distillation process of distillation producing diesel using heat source by biomass. The second section is distillation process which produces fuel using heat source by burner. The third section uses heat source by burner incorporate with biomass. The experiment reveals that the result of the second section is the most efficient. In comparison with the experiments and the simple calculation, the result on the efficiency of work has error less than 5% and it is sufficient for the next experimental process. Thus, the study and design on a simple distillation process produces fuel from plastic waste has to concern mainly on design heat exchangers, flow rate and optimized temperature. Further study on this plant can be developed throughout the county due to its low cost and efficiency.
Development of The Yarn Sorting Equipment (khonhook) by Slide Way
Nithikarnjanatharn, Jittiwat ; Rithinyo, Manote ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 137~144
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.137
Development of the yarn sorting equipment (khonhook) by slide way due to the principle of engineering that cause of workers on the long of motion time. The data was collected from the weaving group Ban Nongkok village, Nakornratchasima Province, THAILAND. According to the study, the step of yarn sorting (konhook) was one of the steps that affect long of motion time. The problem was the inadequate capacity equipment. The objective of research was to study and develop the yarn sorting equipment (konhook). The fabric used in the study was 64 meters in length and 1 meter in width. Researchers studied the processes the yarn sorting (konhook) which it consists of seven sub steps, 1) the thread tube setting, 2) yarn bunching, 3) tying a knot at the end of yarn, 4) looping the yarn into a pillar, 5) sorting the yarn (konhook), 6) crossing pillars and 7) taking out the yarn. Researchers focused on studying yarn sorting process (konhook) by designing and creating a device for yarn sorting (konhook) for reducing yarn sorting (konhook) time by the original method performance indicators. The results found that the developed yarn sorting equipment (konhook) ) by slide way could reduce working time from 7.24 minutes to 6.08 minutes of the original equipment yarn sorting (konhook). This means it could make the process 16.02 % faster. This also helps reducing the distance of workers' movement from 2,234 meters to 8 meters. This is 99.64 % shorter.
Friction Stir Welding Tool Geometries Affecting Tensile Strength of AA6063-T1 Aluminum Alloy Butt Joint
Kimapong, Kittipong ; Kaewwichit, Jesada ; Roybang, Waraporn ; Poonnayom, Pramote ; Chantasri, Sakchai ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 145~153
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.145
Friction Stir Welding (FSW) is a solid state welding that could successfully weld the difficult-to-weldmaterials such as an aluminum alloy. In this welding process, the stirrer of the welding tool is one of the important factors for producing the perfect sound joint that indicates the higher joint strength. So, this report aims to apply the friction stir welding using various stirrer geometries to weld the AA6063-T1 aluminum alloy butt joint, investigates the mechanical properties of the joint and then compares the mechanical properties with the microstructure of the joint. An experiment was started by applying the friction stir welding process to weld a 6.3 mm thickness of AA6063-T1 aluminum alloy butt joint. A study of the stirrer geometries effect such as a cylindrical geometry, a cone geometry, a left screw geometry and a right screw geometry at a rotational speed of 2000 rpm and a welding speed of 50-200 mm/min was performed. The mechanical properties such as a tensile strength and a hardness of the joint were also investigated and compared with the microstructure of the joint. The results are as follows. A variation of FSW Stirrer shape directly affected the quality AA6063-T1 aluminum alloy butt joint. A cylindrical stirrer shape and a cone stirrer shape produced the void defect at the bottom part of the weld metal and initiated the failure of the joint when the joint was subjected to the load during the tensile test. Left and right screw stirrer shapes gave the sound joint with no void defect in the weld metal and affected to increase the joint strength that was higher than that of the aluminum base metal.
Development of a Novel Process to produce Biodiesel and its use as fuel in CI Engine performance study
Mishra, Prasheet ; Lakshmi, D.V.N. ; Sahu, D.K. ; Das, Ratnakar ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 154~161
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.154
A novel process has successfully been developed by overcoming major difficulties through the elimination of number of process steps involved in the Classical Transesterification reaction during the preparation of Fatty Acid Methyl/Ethyl Ester (FAME.FAEE) called biodiesel. The Classical process with cost intensive process steps such as the utilization of excess alcohol, needing downstream distillation for the recovery and reutilization of excess alcohol/cosolvent, unrecoverable homogenous catalyst which consumes vast quantity of fresh distilled water during the purification of the product and downstream waste water treatment before its safe disposal to the surface water body. The Novel Process FAME/FAEE is produced from any vegetable oil irrespective of edible or inedible variety using sonication energy. The novelty of the finding is the use of only theoretical quantity of alcohol along with a co-solvent and reduced quantity of homogeneous catalyst. Under this condition neither the homogeneous catalyst goes to the FAME layer nor is the distillation needed. The same ester also has been prepared in high pressure high temperature reactor without using catalyst at sub critical temperature. The quality of prepared biodiesel without involving any purification step meets the ASTM standards. Blended Biodiesel with Common Diesel Fuel (CDF) and FAME is prepared, characterized and used as fuel in the Kirloskar make CI Engines. The evaluation of the engine performance result of pure CDF, B05 biodiesel, B10 biodiesel of all types of biodiesel prepared by using the feedstock of Soybean (Glycine max) and Karanja (Pongamia pinnate) oil along with their mixed oil provides useful information such as brake power, brake thermal efficiency, brake specific fuel consumption, etc, and established it as ideal fuel for unmodified CI engine.
Life Cycle Analysis and Feasibility of the Use of Waste Cooking Oil as Feedstock for Biodiesel
Gahlaut, Aradhana ; Kumar, Vasu ; Gupta, Dhruv ; Kumar, Naveen ;
International journal of advanced smart convergence, volume 4, issue 1, 2015, Pages 162~178
DOI : 10.7236/IJASC.2015.4.1.162
Petroleum based fossil fuels used to power most processes today are non-renewable fuels. This means that once used, they cannot be reproduced for a very long time. The maximum combustion of fossil fuels occurs in automobiles i.e. the vehicles we drive every day. Thus, there is a requirement to shift from these non-renenewable sources of energy to sources that are renewable and environment friendly. This is causing the need to shift towards more environmentally-sustainable transport fuels, preferably derived from biomass, such as biodiesel blends. These blends can be made from oils that are available in abundance or as waste e.g. waste cooking oil, animal fat, oil from seeds, oil from algae etc. Waste Cooking Oil(WCO) is a waste product and so, converting it into a transportation fuel is considered highly environmentally sustainable. Keeping this in mind, a life cycle assessment (LCA) was performed to evaluate the environmental implications of replacing diesel fuel with WCO biodiesel blends in a regular Diesel engine. This study uses Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to determine the environmental outcomes of biodiesel from WCO in terms of global warming potential, life cycle energy efficiency (LCEE) and fossil energy ratio (FER) using the life cycle inventory and the openLCA software, version 1.3.4: 2007 - 2013 GreenDelta. This study resulted in the conclusion that the biodiesel production process from WCO in particular is more environmentally sustainable as compared to the preparation of diesel from raw oil, also taking into account the combustion products that are released into the atmosphere as exhaust emissions.