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Model of coal pyrolysis. 1. Qualitative development

Gavalas, George R. and Cheong, Paul How-Kei and Jain, Ravi (1981) Model of coal pyrolysis. 1. Qualitative development. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Fundamentals, 20 (2). pp. 113-122. ISSN 0196-4313.

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Coal is represented as a collection of 14 functional groups including aromatic rings, aliphatic chains and bridges, and oxygen-carrying groups. A procedure is developed for determining the concentrations of these groups from elemental analysis and nuclear magnetic resonance data. The chemical changes taking place during pyrolysis are described by a set of elementary reactions selected on the bask of chemical theory and information from model compound studies. The kinetic parameters of these reactions are estimated using the methods of thermochemical kinetics. Product formation is discussed qualitatively in terms of the elementary reactions.

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Additional Information:© 1981 American Chemical Society. Received for review May 27, 1980. Accepted January 5, 1981. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. AER 74-12161
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Official Citation:Model of coal pyrolysis. 1. Qualitative development George R. Gavalas, Paul How-Kei Cheong, and Ravi Jain Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Fundamentals 1981 20 (2), 113-122 DOI: 10.1021/i100002a001
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