Supercritical reaction calorimetry: A novel route to supercritical fluid reaction monitoring

Supercrit. fluids (SCFs) were intensively studied in the last decade as alternative, environment-friendly benign reaction solvents. A new anal. technique was derived from a combination of classical heat flow reaction calorimetry and the supercrit. fluid technol., namely supercrit. reaction calorimetry. When using SCFs, the internal heat-transfer coeff. decreases with increasing temp. Thus, there is a distinct limit to the heat that can be dissipated. A compromise must be made between a high reaction temp., where the reaction is faster but less safe, and a low reaction temp., where the reaction is slower but within safety limits in terms of heat removal.

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AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2005, 338b/1-338b/5
CAN 146:145022
Unit Operations and Processes
EPFL,(Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne) Polymer Reaction Engineering,Lausanne,Switz.
Conference; Computer Optical Disk
written in English.
67-56-1 (Methanol); 108-24-7 (Acetic anhydride) Role: RCT (Reactant), RACT (Reactant or reagent) (supercrit. reaction calorimetry as route to supercrit. fluid reaction monitoring); 109-99-9 (Tetrahydrofuran); 124-38-9 (Carbon dioxide) Role: TEM (Technical or engineered material use), USES (Uses) (supercrit. reaction calorimetry as route to supercrit. fluid reaction monitoring)

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