Kinetics and mechanism of the catalytic hydration of propylene oxide

Shaikhutdinov, R. Z.; Petukhov, L. A.; Sapunov, N. V.; Kharlampidi, Kh. E.; Petukhov, A. A.
February 2010
Kinetics & Catalysis;Feb2010, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p50
Academic Journal
The kinetics of propylene oxide hydration in the presence of bis(ethane-1,2-diol)molybdate is reported. A mathematical description of PO disappearance and propylene glycol formation is suggested. The most probable scheme for the process is presented. The basic kinetic constants are calculated.


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