4. Selective Conversion of Glycerol into Functional Monomers via Catalytic Processes

  1. Prof. Dr. Robert T. Mathers2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Michael A. R. Meier3
  1. François Jérôme and
  2. Joël Barrault

Published Online: 19 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636167.ch4

Green Polymerization Methods: Renewable Starting Materials, Catalysis and Waste Reduction

Green Polymerization Methods: Renewable Starting Materials, Catalysis and Waste Reduction

How to Cite

Jérôme, F. and Barrault, J. (2011) Selective Conversion of Glycerol into Functional Monomers via Catalytic Processes, in Green Polymerization Methods: Renewable Starting Materials, Catalysis and Waste Reduction (eds R. T. Mathers and M. A. R. Meier), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636167.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemistry, 3550 Seventh Street Road, New Kensington, PA 15068, USA

  2. 3

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Organic Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Weg 6, Building 30.42, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. Université de Poitiers CNRS, Laboratoire de Catalyse en Chimie Organique, 86022 Poitiers, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326259

Online ISBN: 9783527636167

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Keywords:

  • biomass;
  • glycerol;
  • catalysis;
  • monomers;
  • green chemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conversion of Glycerol into Glycerol Carbonate

  • Conversion of Glycerol into Acrolein/Acrylic Acid

  • Conversion of Glycerol into Glycidol

  • Oxidation of Glycerol to Functional Carboxylic Acid

  • Conversion of Glycerol into Acrylonitrile

  • Selective Conversion of Glycerol into Propylene Glycol

  • Selective Coupling of Glycerol with Functional Monomers

  • Conclusion

  • References