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Ethylation of benzene: A statistical study

Govindarao, VMH and Deshpande, PK and Kuloor, NR (1968) Ethylation of benzene: A statistical study. In: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Process Design and Development, 7 (4). pp. 573-580.

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Abstract

A central composite rotatable experimental design was constructed for a statistical study of the ethylation of benzene in the liquid phase, with aluminum chloride catalyst, in an agitated tank system. The conversion of benzene and ethylene and the yield of monoethyl- and diethylbenzene are characterized by the response surface technique. In the experimental range studied, agitation rate has no significant effect. Catalyst concentration, rate of ethylene Flow, and temperature are the influential factors. The response surfaces may be adequately approximated by planes.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Chemical Society.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Chemical Engineering
Date Deposited: 14 May 2010 08:11
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:05
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/27668

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