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Catalytic dehydrogenation of 2-propanol to acetone

Lokras, SS and Deshpande, PK and Kuloor, NR (1970) Catalytic dehydrogenation of 2-propanol to acetone. In: Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 9 (2). pp. 293-297.

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Abstract

Catalytic dehydrogenation of 2-propanol over Cu-SiO2 catalyst was investigated. The undesired side reaction of dehydration can be controlled by a selective catalyst and choice of proper operating conditions. The kinetics of the heterogeneous catalytic reaction can be adequately expressed by a forward first-order and reverse second-order mechanism. The rate-controlling step with chemically pure 2-propanol is single-site surface reaction, while for the technical grade alcohol the adsorption of alcohol is rate-controlling. The static bed data are compared with the fluidized bed dat

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Chemical Engineering
Date Deposited: 25 May 2010 05:59
Last Modified: 25 May 2010 05:59
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/28082

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