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Mathematical modeling of heterogeneous catalysis involving polymer-supported catalysts

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Silva, H. A. ; Aguiar, L. G.
Total Authors: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: KINETICS AND CATALYSIS; v. 58, n. 2, p. 211-217, MAR 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 1

This study reports the mathematical modeling of catalytic reaction systems involving polymer-supported catalysts. Differential mass balances were applied to species and the partial differential equations were solved through the method of lines in MATLABA (R). Etherification and esterification reactions were studied with the present model and validation was performed with literature data, providing fair agreement. Furthermore, the model proved capable of predicting concentration gradients along the catalyst particles, providing an interesting level of detail to represent catalytic heterogeneous systems. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/22080-9 - Experimental study and mathematical modeling of the production of styrene-based resins and their applications in heterogeneous catalysis
Grantee:Leandro Gonçalves de Aguiar
Support Opportunities: Regular Research Grants