Ketonization kinetics of stearic acid

A1 Journal article (refereed)

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List of Authors: Dmitry Yu. Murzin, Andreas Bernas, Johan Wärnå, Jukka Myllyoja, Tapio Salmi
Publication year: 2018
Journal: Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis
eISSN: 1878-5204


The ketonization of stearic acid was investigated in a stainless steel reactor under catalyst-free conditions. The reaction was selective towards formation of 18-pentatriacontanone following quasi-zero kinetics. A reaction mechanism explaining such behavior is discussed.


Chemical Engineering

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