Ketonization kinetics of stearic acid

Dmitry Murzin, Andreas Bernas, Johan Wärnå, Jukka Myllyoja, Tapio Salmi

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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.

Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)601–610
JournalReaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Chemical Engineering

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