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The Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of a New Sold Acid Catalyst System - Cindy Getty

The Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of a New Sold Acid Catalyst System

Paperback Published: 31st May 2019
ISBN: 9780530005041
Number Of Pages: 222

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The preparation and use of solid strong acid catalysts and superacids are active areas of research. Solid acids and superacids are reported to exhibit extremely high catalytic activities for reactions such as isomerization, cracking, hydrocracking, dehydration, alkylation, acylation, conversion of methanol to gasoline, and so forth. Recent research in this area has focused on the preparation of stronger solid acids and their characterization. Advantages of solid acid catalysts over liquid acid catalysts include ease of separation from reaction mixture and high selectivity or specific activity.

A series of novel solid strong acids has been prepared by treatment of inorganic oxides by Lewis acids. The method of creating or enhancing the number of tetrahedral aluminum centers on inorganic oxides has led to a series of novel solid acid catalysts which displays an increased acidity over the supports alone.

Investigations of acid sites by the infrared spectroscopy of adsorbed pyridine, calorimetric titrations and solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance on a series of new solid acid catalysts will be discussed. This new solid acid catalyst system exhibits high catalytic activity and selectivity for cracking reactions under relatively mild conditions. In addition to the reactions of hydrocarbons, the reactions of various polychlorinated molecules have been studied.

Dissertation Discovery Company and University of Florida are dedicated to making scholarly works more discoverable and accessible throughout the world. This dissertation, "The Preparation, Characterization and Catalytic Activity of a New Sold Acid Catalyst System" by Cindy S. Getty, was obtained from University of Florida and is being sold with permission from the author. A digital copy of this work may also be found in the university's institutional repository, IR@UF. The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way. We have altered the formatting in order to facilitate the ease of printing and reading of the dissertation.

ISBN: 9780530005041
ISBN-10: 0530005042
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 222
Published: 31st May 2019
Dimensions (cm): 27.99 x 21.59  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.53

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