The Chemistry of Catalytic Hydrocarbon Conversions - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125571609, 9780323155922

The Chemistry of Catalytic Hydrocarbon Conversions

1st Edition

Authors: Herman Pines
eBook ISBN: 9780323155922
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th June 1981
Page Count: 320
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The Chemistry of Catalytic Hydrocarbon Conversions covers the various chemical aspects of catalytic conversions of hydrocarbons. This book is composed of eight chapters that include catalytic synthesis of hydrocarbons from carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and methanol. The opening chapters examine various acid- and base-catalyzed reactions, such as isomerization, polymerization, oligomerization, alkylation, catalytic cracking, reforming, hydrocracking, and hydrogenation. The subsequent chapters are devoted to specific catalytic reactions, including heterogeneous hydrogenation, dehydrogenation, aromatization, and oxidation. Other chapters describe the homogeneous catalysis by transition metal organometallic catalysts and the metathesis of unsaturated hydrocarbons. The concluding chapter deals with the synthesis of liquid hydrocarbon fuels from carbon monoxide, hydrogen, methanol, and dimethyl ether. This book is of great benefit to petroleum chemists, engineers, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Preface Terminology and Abbreviations 1 Acid-Catalyzed Reactions I. Introduction II. Isomerization III. Polymerization of Olefins IV. Alkylation of Saturated Hydrocarbons V. Alkylation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons VI. Catalytic Cracking VII. Reactions Catalyzed by Strong Acids (Superacids) VIII. Reforming and Hydrocracking References 2 Base-Catalyzed Reactions I. Introduction II. Isomerization of Olefins III. Dimerization and Oligomerization of Olefins IV. Reaction of Aromatic Compounds with Olefins V. Hydrogenation References 3 Heterogeneous Hydrogenation I. Introduction II. Catalysts III. Hydrogenation of Olefins IV. Hydrogenation of Alkynes (Acetylenes) V. Hydrogenation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons References 4 Dehydrogenation and Cyclodehydrogenation (Aromatization) I. Introduction II. Alkanes III. Cycloalkanes IV. Alkylbenzenes References 5 Oxidation I. Introduction II. Alkanes: Butane (To Acetic Acid) III. Cycloalkanes IV. Alkenes V. Aromatic Hydrocarbons References 6 Homogeneous Catalysis by Transition Metal Organometallic Compounds I. Introduction II. Hydrogenation III. Carbonylation IV. Oligomerization of Alkenes and Dienes V. Hydrocyanation VI. Heterogenation of Homogeneous Catalysts References 7 Metathesis of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons I. Introduction II. Catalysts III. Mechanistic Aspects and Reactions References 8 Synthesis of Liquid Hydrocarbons (Synthetic Fuels) I. From Carbon Monoxide and Hydrogen II. From Methanol and Dimethyl Ether References Index


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Herman Pines

Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois

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