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Title: Gas phase dehydrogenation of n-butanol to butyraldehyde on magnesia supported copper catalysts
Authors: Jyothi, Yadagiri
Vakati, Venkateswarlu
Satyanarayana, Tirumalasetty
Veerasomaiah, Puppala
Keywords: Catalysts;Supported catalysts;Dehydrogenation;Gas phase dehydrogenation;Butanol;Butyraldehyde;Magnesia;Copper
Issue Date: Apr-2014
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Gas phase dehydrogenation of n-butanol to butyraldehyde has been carried out at atmospheric pressure using magnesia supported copper catalysts, which are prepared by a conventional impregnation method by varying the loading of Cu with 5, 10 and 15% by weight. These catalysts have been characterized by X-ray diffraction and temperature programmed reduction techniques. Among the series of Cu/MgO catalysts, 10%Cu/MgO catalyst exhibits superior activity with 89% conversion of n-butanol and 98% selectivity for butyraldehyde.
Page(s): 553-556
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/28480
ISSN: 0975-0975(Online); 0376-4710(Print)
Appears in Collections:IJC-A Vol.53A(04-05) [April-May 2014]

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