1. State-of-the-Art in the Theory of Kinetics of Complex Reactions

  1. O. N. Temkin

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119966227.ch1

Homogeneous Catalysis with Metal Complexes: Kinetic Aspects and Mechanisms

Homogeneous Catalysis with Metal Complexes: Kinetic Aspects and Mechanisms

How to Cite

Temkin, O. N. (2012) State-of-the-Art in the Theory of Kinetics of Complex Reactions, in Homogeneous Catalysis with Metal Complexes: Kinetic Aspects and Mechanisms, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119966227.ch1

Author Information

  1. M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470666999

Online ISBN: 9781119966227

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Keywords:

  • state-of-the-art in theory of kinetics of complex reactions;
  • criteria choice, molecules in reaction kinetics in closed systems;
  • Horiuti–Temkin theory of steady-state reactions, and concepts;
  • stoichiometry of mechanisms, reaction route concept;
  • kinetics of reaction, equations determined by reaction mechanism;
  • theory of steady-state reactions, run over step and run over route concepts;
  • inverse problem of chemical kinetics;
  • quasi-steady-state, quasi-equilibrium, in chemical kinetics, additional terms;
  • graph theory application in chemical kinetics, chemical reaction mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Main concepts of the Horiuti–Temkin theory of steady-state reactions

  • Quasi-steady-state and quasi-equilibrium approximations in chemical kinetics

  • Methods of graph theory in chemical kinetics and in theory of complex reaction mechanisms

  • Elementary steps – Selection rules

  • References