"The anodic oxidation of 1,3-butadiene on Pt and Au electrodes was studied at 70°C in solutions of H₂SO₄, K₂SO₄, K₂CO₃, and KOH with pH's ranging from 0.35 to 12.5. Reaction rates (current) were measured as a function of potential, pH, temperature, and butadiene partial pressure. A transition region (apparently a shift in the rate determining step) in case of Pt was observed in the Tafel plots. The coulombic efficiencies of oxidation to CO₂ were 85 percent in 1 N H₂SO₄ on Pt, 93 percent in 1 N KOH on Pt, and 72 percent in 1 N KOH on Au"--Abstract, Page ii.
Johnson, James W., 1930-2002
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology. Graduate Center for Materials Research
University of Missouri--Rolla
xviii, 148 Pages
© 1970 Arun Kumar Agrawal, All rights reserved.
Dissertation - Open Access
Metals -- Anodic oxidation
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Agrawal, Arun Kumar, "A study of the anodic oxidation of 1, 3-butadiene on platinum and gold electrodes" (1970). Doctoral Dissertations. 2113.