Welcome To UTPedia

We would like to introduce you, the new knowledge repository product called UTPedia. The UTP Electronic and Digital Intellectual Asset. It stores digitized version of thesis, dissertation, final year project reports and past year examination questions.

Browse content of UTPedia using Year, Subject, Department and Author and Search for required document using Searching facilities included in UTPedia. UTPedia with full text are accessible for all registered users, whereas only the physical information and metadata can be retrieved by public users. UTPedia collaborating and connecting peoples with university’s intellectual works from anywhere.

Disclaimer - Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the usage of any information obtained from this web site.Best viewed using Mozilla Firefox 3 or IE 7 with resolution 1024 x 768.

Feasibility Study of Bimetallic Catalysts for Hydrogenolysis Process of Solid Biomass to 13-PropanedioI

MAD YASIN, NURUL AIN (2012) Feasibility Study of Bimetallic Catalysts for Hydrogenolysis Process of Solid Biomass to 13-PropanedioI. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

[img] PDF
Download (1361Kb)

Abstract

1,3-propanediol promotes high market value as a result of its versatility as intermediate for the synthesis ofheterocycles and asa monomer for the production of improvised polyester, Polytrimethylene Terephtalate (PTT) (Silvia Casali, 2011). Sugarcane bagasse will act as raw material and react with bimetallic catalysts inPan- Reactor and undergo Hydrogenolysis Process. There will bethree main products by the end of this reaction, which are 1,2-propanediol, 1,3-propanediol and Ethylene Glycol (Mohanprasad A. Dasari, 2005). Hydrogenolysis catalytic process is performed using the combination oftwo metals, with copper as a based with the present of Zeolite as a carrier. Cerium, Manganese, Nickel, Zinc, Titanium and Cobalt are the perfect chosen metals based on their compatibility in electro negativity will combined with copper and tested its catalytic reaction during hydrogenolysis process. Besides the choice ofcatalyst, the effects of temperature, hydrogen pressure, carriers, initial water content and type of solid biomass are important features that needed tobemonitored inorder to generate high selectivity andyield of 1,3-propanediol.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Chemical Engineering - Process System Engineering
Subject: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: Engineering > Chemical
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2013 14:43
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:40
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/9656

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Document Downloads

More statistics for this item...