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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