Methane Conversion by Oxidative Processes: Fundamental and Engineering Aspects

November 13, 2013|
Methane Conversion by Oxidative Processes: Fundamental and Engineering Aspects by Wolf
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A reasonable case could be made that the scientific interest in catalytic oxidation was the basis for the recognition of the phenomenon of catalysis. Davy, in his attempt in 1817 to understand the science associated with the safety lamp he had invented a few years earlier, undertook a series of studies that led him to make the observation that a jet of gas, primarily methane, would cause a platinum wire to continue to glow even though the flame was extinguished and there was no visible flame. Dobereiner reported in 1823 the results of a similar investigation and observed that spongy platina would cause the ignition of a stream of hydrogen in air. Based on this observation Dobereiner invented the first lighter. His lighter employed hydrogen (generated from zinc and sulfuric acid) which passed over finely divided platinum and which ignited the gas. Thousands of these lighters were used over a number of years. Dobereiner refused to file a patent for his lighter, commenting that "I love science more than money." Davy thought the action of platinum was the result of heat while Dobereiner believed the <_as20_a20_manifestation20_of20_electricity.20_faraday20_became20_interested20_in20_the20_subject20_and20_published20_a20_paper20_on20_it20_in20_18343b_20_he20_concluded20_that20_the20_cause20_for20_this20_reaction20_was20_similar20_to20_other20_reactions. a="" manifestation="" of="" electricity.="" faraday="" became="" interested="" in="" the="" subject="" and="" published="" paper="" on="" it="" _18343b_="" he="" concluded="" that="" cause="" for="" this="" reaction="" was="" similar="" to="" other="">
Preface. Fundamentals. Formation and reactions of methyl radicals over metal oxides catalysts. The role of gas phase reactions during methane oxidative coupling. Partial oxidation of methane over metal oxides, reaction mechanism, and active oxygen species. The oxidative coupling of methane - reaction pathways and their process implicat...
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Title:Methane Conversion by Oxidative Processes: Fundamental and Engineering AspectsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:548 pages, 20.3 X 13.3 X 0 inShipping dimensions:548 pages, 20.3 X 13.3 X 0 inPublished:November 13, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401574510

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