"This investigation was conducted to study the vapor-phase oxidation of o-xylene to phthalic anhydride in a fluidized bed reactor. Parameters investigated during the study were temperature, molar ratio of air to o-xylene vapor, and space velocity. The catalyst used was vanadium pentoxide supported on a silica base and diluted with potassium sulfate. The studies were conducted on a laboratory scale"--Abstract, page ii.
Conrad, Frank H., 1902-1983
Scofield, Gordon L., 1925-1986
Grice, Harvey H., 1912-1993
Nelson, John August
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
M.S. in Chemical Engineering
University of Missouri at Rolla
vii, 78 pages
© 1965 Jyue-Sheng Wang, All rights reserved.
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Wang, Jyue-Sheng, "Oxidation of ortho-xylene to phthalic anhydride using a fluidized bed catalysis" (1965). Masters Theses. 6970.