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Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenation

  1. Domenico Sanfilippo1,
  2. Paul N. Rylander retired2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a13_487.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Sanfilippo, D. and Rylander, P. N. 2009. Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenation. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Eni S.p.A., Refining & Marketing Division, San Donato Milanese, Italy

  2. 2

    (Engelhard Corp.), Iselin, New Jersey, United States

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Hydrogenation
1.1.Hydrogen Availability and Mass Transport
1.2.Hydrogenation Catalysts
1.2.1.Homogeneous Catalysts
1.2.2.Heterogeneous Catalysts
1.2.3.Catalyst Selectivity
1.3.Techniques
1.3.1.Slurry Reactors
1.3.2.Trickle-Bed Reactors
1.3.3.Bubble-Column and Ebullated-Bed Reactors
1.4.Hydrogenation of Individual Compounds
1.4.1.Alkynes and Dienes
1.4.2.Alkenes
1.4.3.Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Rings
1.4.4.Carbonyl Compounds
1.4.5.Nitro Compounds
1.4.6.Nitrate Ion
1.4.7.Nitriles
1.4.8.Adiponitrile
1.4.9.Reductive Alkylation and Amination
1.4.10.Carboxylic Acids and Esters
2.Dehydrogenation
2.1.Kinetic and Thermodynamic Aspects
2.2.Dehydrogenation Catalysts
2.3.Industrial Dehydrogenations
2.3.1.Dehydrogenation of Light Alkanes (2–5 Carbon Atoms)
2.3.2Dehydrogenation of Long-Chain Alkanes
2.3.3Dehydrogenation of Ethylbenzene to Styrene
2.3.4Catalytic Reforming of Hydrocarbons
2.4Frontier Developments in Dehydrogenation