14. The Oxidation of Isobutane to Methacrylic Acid: An Alternative Technology for MMA Production

  1. Pietro Tundo,
  2. Alvise Perosa and
  3. Fulvio Zecchini
  1. Nicola Ballarini1,
  2. Fabrizio Cavani1,
  3. Hélène Degrand1,
  4. Eric Etienne1,
  5. Anne Pigamo1,
  6. Ferruccio Trifirò1 and
  7. J. L. Dubois2

Published Online: 15 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470124086.ch14

Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry: An Introduction

Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry: An Introduction

How to Cite

Ballarini, N., Cavani, F., Degrand, H., Etienne, E., Pigamo, A., Trifirò, F. and Dubois, J. L. (2007) The Oxidation of Isobutane to Methacrylic Acid: An Alternative Technology for MMA Production, in Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry: An Introduction (eds P. Tundo, A. Perosa and F. Zecchini), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470124086.ch14

Editor Information

  1. The Ca' Foscari University of Venice and National Interuniversity Consortium, “Chemistry for the Environment” (INCA), Venice, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale e Dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy

  2. 2

    ARKEMA, Centre de Recherche Rhô ne-Alpes, 69493 Pierre Be´nite, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471754008

Online ISBN: 9780470124086

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Keywords:

  • methylmethacrylate production technologies;
  • isobutane-to-oxygen molar feed ratio;
  • isobutane oxidation to methacrylic acid

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Technologies for Methylmethacrylate Production

  • The Selective Oxidation of Isobutane Catalyzed by POMs: Main Process Features

  • The Selective Oxidation of Isobutane Catalyzed by POMs: Main Catalyst Features

  • The Mechanism of Selective Isobutane Oxidation Catalyzed by Keggin P/Mo POM, and the Nature of the Active Sites

  • Conclusions

  • References