The procedures are illustrated with examples of industrial reactions including, among others, paraffin oxidation, ethoxylation, hydroformylation, hydrocyanation, shape-selective catalysis, ethane pyrolysis, styrene polymerization, and ethene oligomerization. Many of the rate equations have not been published before.
The expanded edition of the 2001 title, Kinetics of Homogeneous Multistep Reactions includes new chapters on heterogeneous catalysis and periodic and chaotic re-actions; new sections on adsorption, statistical methods, and lumping; and other new detail.
Chapter 2. Fundamentals.
Chapter 3. Experiments and their evaluation.
Chapter 4. Tools for reduction of complexity.
Chapter 5. Elementary combinations of reaction steps.
Chapter 6. Practical mathematics of multistep reactions.
Chapter 7. Network elucidation.
Chapter 8. Homogeneous catalysis.
Chapter 9. Heterogeneous catalysis.
Chapter 10. Chain reactions.
Chapter 11. Polymerization.
Chapter 12. Mathematical modeling.
Chapter 13. Unusual thermal and mass-transfer effects.
Chapter 14. Instability, periodic reactions, and chaos.