Kinetics of Methanol Carbonylation to Methyl Formate Catalyzed by Sodium Methoxide


Kinetics of synthesis of methyl formate from carbon monoxide and methanol, using sodium methoxide as the catalyst and pyridine as the promoter in a batch reactor, was studied. Kinetic parameters such as the apparent reaction orders, the rate constant and the apparent activation energies were obtained. The experimental results showed that both the reaction… (More)


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