Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Performance comparison of heterogeneous Pd-supported catalysts: Pd/ZSM-5, Pd/13X and Pd/Al₂O₃ for hydrogenation of benzene in gasoline

Nemat Alimohammadi; Sohrab Fatthi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijche.2022.318553.1418

Abstract
  In this research, the selective hydrogenation of benzene in a mixture of benzene and normal heptane (5 vol.% of benzene) over various heterogeneous catalysts was evaluated. For this purpose, a series of catalysts with various supports such as Pd/ZSM-5, Pd/13X and Pd/〖"Al" 〗_"2" ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Investigation on Ni-Co bimetallic supported catalysts on dry reforming of methane

Gholamreza Moradi; hamed Hemmati; sahar rostami

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijche.2022.315787.1416

Abstract
  In this work, the effect of Si/Al ratio on the bimetallic (Ni-Co) zeolite supported catalysts on Dry Reforming of Methane (DRM) has been studied. Samples are prepared with impregnation and sol-gel method and then calcined at 550℃ for 2hrs. The catalysts were characterized by XRD, XRF, FESEM, BET and ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
The Effect of the Method of Adding Impregnation Solutions on the Properties and Performance of the Pd-Ag/Al2O3 Catalyst in the Tail-End Acetylene Selective Hydrogenation.

M. Takht Ravanchi; S. Sahebdelfar; M. Rahimi Fard; H. Moosavi

Volume 18, Issue 2 , May 2021, , Pages 19-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijche.2021.269052.1382

Abstract
  The impregnation of the alumina support with the PdCl2 solution was investigated in batch and semi-batch operation modes using a recycle packed-bed reactor. The UV-visible analysis was used to evaluate the kinetics of the adsorption of Pd on the alumina support. The adsorption data related to transient ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Effect of drying rate on the performance of Pt-Sn-K/γ-Al2O3 catalyst for propane dehydrogenation

F. Tahriri zangeneh; S. sahebdelfar; A. Taeb

Volume 18, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 16-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijche.2021.129751

Abstract
  The dehydrogenation of propane to propylene over Pt-Sn-K/γ-Al2O3 catalysts prepared by sequential impregnation was studied. Three drying rates, that is, 5, 10 and 15 °C/min were applied after incipient wetness impregnation of the support (1.6–1.8 mm in diameter) with KNO3. The obtained ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Medium Temperature Shift Reaction Over Copper-Ceria catalyst in Fixed-Bed and Microchannel Reactors

A. Irankhah; Y. Davoodbeygi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 46-51

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijche.2021.139288

Abstract
  One of the effective catalysts for hydrogen purification and production via medium temperature shift reaction, is Cu-Ce solid solution. Cu0.1Ce0,9O1.9 was produced using co-precipitation method and then was utilized as support for 5Cu/Ce0.9Cu0.1O1.9 catalyst which was synthesized employing wet impregnation ...  Read More

Modeling and Simulation
Experimental, Kinetics and Isotherm Modeling of Carbon Dioxide Adsorption with 13X Zeolite in a fixed bed column

M. Khajeh Amiri; A. Ghaemi; H. Arjomandi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 54-64

Abstract
  In this work, zeolite 13X with porosity structure has been used as an adsorbent for adsorption of CO2 flue gas. The effect of operating conditions including pressure and time on adsorption capacity were investigated. The experiments conditions are constant temperature, the range of pressure 1 - 9 bar ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Degradation of Diclofenac Sodium under Solar Light Irradiation by Photocatalytic Performance of ZnO and V2O5

M. Baniamer; A. Almasi; Sh. Sharifnia

Volume 15, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 1-16

Abstract
  Pharmaceutical pollutants are one of the most important issues of modern life and their negative effects on the environment and human health are undeniable. In the present work, the effectiveness of the photocatalytic process was studied by two semiconductors (ZnO and V2O5) in order to remove the Diclofenac ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Effect of operating conditions on divinylbenzene production in diethyl benzene dehydrogenation reactor

M. E. Zeynali; H. Abedini; H. R. Sadri

Volume 15, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 93-104

Abstract
  DEB dehydrogenation reaction was conducted to produce divinylbenzene (DVB) and ethylvinylbenzene (EVB). The effects of temperature, catalyst weight and time factor on the performance of the dehydrogenation reactor were investigated experimentally. Temperature was varied from 550º C up to 600 º ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Enhancing Photocatalytic Activity of Nitrogen Doped TiO2 for Degradation of 4-Chlorophenol under Solar Light Irradiation

A. Payan; M. Fattahi; B. Roozbehani; S. Jorfi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 3-14

Abstract
  The nitrogen doped TiO2 as heterogeneous photocatalyst via sol-gel method were successfully synthesized. The physicochemical, morphological and textural characteristics of the obtained TiO2 samples were characterized by advanced analysis techniques. The photocatalytic activity of the samples were evaluated ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Catalytic reduction of SO2 with CH4 to elemental sulfur: A comparative analysis of alumina, copper-alumina and nickel-alumina catalysts

S.E Mousavi; H. Pahlavanzadeh; M. khani; H. Ale ebrahim; A. Mozaffari

Volume 15, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 94-107

Abstract
  The catalytic reduction of sulfur dioxide with methane to form elemental sulfur has been studied. Al2O3, Cu-Al2O3 and Ni-Al2O3 were examined as catalysts and their performances were compared in terms of SO2 conversion and selectivity. Performance of the catalyst extremely enhanced when nickel and copper ...  Read More

Modeling and Simulation
CFD modeling for selective formation of propylene from methanol over synthesized Mn-substituted MFI metallosilicate catalyst

N. Hadi; A. Niaei; r. alizadeh

Volume 15, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 22-37

Abstract
  The high silica Mn-substituted MFI metallosilicate catalyst with Si/Al molar ratio of 220 and Si/Mn molar ratio of 50 was successfully synthesized by hydrothermal method. The catalyst sample was appropriately characterized by XRD, FE-SEM, EDX and BET techniques. The Mn-substituted MFI metallosilicate ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Hydroconversion of Furfural over Cu-Cr/SiO2 Nanocatalysts: A Comparative Study

M. Ghashghaee; S. Shirvani; V. Farzaneh

Volume 15, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 38-51

Abstract
  Furfural is one of the most promising chemical platforms with bright perspective with respect to the production of biobased chemicals and fuels from lignocellulosic material. Globally, the majority of this biomass derived chemical is converted into furfuryl alcohol, a building block in polymers industry. ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Optimization of Semiregenerative Catalytic Naphtha Reforming Unit to Enhance Octane Number and Reformate Yield

I. Khosrozadeh; M.R. Talaghat; A.A. Roosta

Volume 15, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 52-64

Abstract
  Catalytic naphtha reforming is one of the most important processes in which, low quality naphtha is converted into high octane motor gasoline. In this study, a mathematical model was developed and was used for investigation the effect of temperature, pressure, hydrogen to hydrocarbon ratio on the octane ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Experimental and Kinetic Study of CO Oxidation Over LaFe1-xCuxO3 (x=0, 0.2, 0.4, 0.6) Perovskite-Type Oxides

P. Rashidi Zonouz; M.E. Masoumi; A. Niaei; A. Tarjomannejad

Volume 15, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 91-102

Abstract
  In this paper, catalytic oxidation of CO over the LaFe1-xCuxO3 (x= 0, 0.2, 0.4, 0.6) perovskite-type oxides was investigated. The catalysts were synthesized by sol-gel method and characterized by XRD, BET, FT-IR, H2-TPR and SEM methods. The catalytic activity of catalysts was tested in catalytic oxidation ...  Read More

Modeling and Simulation
Improved numerical simulation of the low temperature Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in a trickle bed reactor

H. Salimi; Sh. shahhosseini

Volume 15, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 1-17

Abstract
  Abstract Gas to liquid (GTL) process involves heterogeneous catalytic chemical reactions that convert synthesis gas to hydrocarbons and water vapor. A three phase reactor, called Low temperature Fischer-Tropsch (LTFT) is commonly applied for GTL process. In this reactor the gaseous phase includes the ...  Read More

Modeling and Simulation
Investigation of spent caustic wastewater treatment through response surface methodology and artificial neural network in a photocatalytic reactor

A. Ahmadpour; A. Haghighiasl; N. Fallah

Volume 15, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 46-72

Abstract
  In this research, photocatalytic degradation method has been introduced to clean up Spent Caustic of Olefin units of petrochemical industries (neutralized Spent Caustic by means of sulfuric acid) in the next step, adaptable method and effective parameters in the process performance have been investigated. ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Biodiesel production from soybean oil using ionic liquid as a catalyst in a microreactor

F. Mohammadi; M. Rahimi; A. Parvareh; M. Feyzi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 102-114

Abstract
  In the present study, Choline hydroxide (ChOH) as an ionic liquid catalyst was used for transesterification of soybean oil into biodiesel in a microchannel reactor. The effects of three variables i.e. reaction temperature, catalyst dosage and total flow rate on fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) content ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Methane oxy-steam reforming over a highly efficient Ni/Al2O3 nanocatalyst prepared by microwave-assisted impregnation method

S. M. S. Hosseini; H. Hashemipour rafsanjani; A.R. Talebizadeh

Volume 14, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 3-16

Abstract
  An alumina-supported nickel catalyst was prepared by impregnation of Ni2+ solution onto mesoporous alumina under microwave irradiation (denoted as M-Ni/Al2O3). For comparison, a catalyst with the same nickel content was prepared by conventional impregnation method (denoted as UM-Ni/Al2O3). Both M-Ni/Al2O3 ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Kinetic, mechanistic and thermodynamic investigations on Iridium (III) catalyzed oxidation of D-Mannitol by N-chloro-p-toluenesulfonamide in perchloric acid medium

J. Pandey; A. Verma; R. Patel; Sh. Srivastava

Volume 14, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 77-89

Abstract
  The present paper deals with the kinetics and mechanism of homogeneously Ir(III) chloride catalyzed oxidation of D-mannitol by chloramine-T [CAT] in perchloric acid medium in the temperature range of 30 to 45 0C. The reaction is carried out in the presence of mercuric acetate as a scavenger for chloride ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
A Study of Catalytic Performance of Co3O4 and Cu-Co Nano Metal Oxides in Combustion of Aromatics

S. A. Hosseini

Volume 14, Issue 2 , 2017, , Pages 83-90

Abstract
  Two Cu-Co and Co3O4 oxides were synthesized by the conventional sol-gel auto-combustion and their physical-chemical properties were characterized by XRD, FTIR, SEM, TPR and XPS. The XRD results indicated that copper-cobalt oxide appeared in a mixture form of Cu0.15Co2.85O4 spinel and CuO phases, whereas ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Methanol Steam Reforming Catalyzing over Cu/Zn/Fe Mixed Oxide Catalysts

A. Irankhah; M. Jafari; M. Mahmoudizadeh

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 26-39

Abstract
  Methanol steam reforming plays a pivotal role to produce hydrogen for fuel cell systems in a low temperature range. To accomplish higher methanol conversion and lower CO production, the reaction was catalyzed by CuZnFe mixed oxides. Various ratios of Fe and Cu/Zn were coprecipitated in differential method ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Response Surface Methodology for Investigating the Effects of Hydrolysis Reaction Parameters on Molecular Structure and Performance of Polyvinyl Alcohol as Primary Suspending Agent

Z. Alihemati; A.H Navarchian

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 52-66

Abstract
  This study presents the synthesis of polyvinyl acetate (PVAc) by solution polymerization and its partial hydrolysis to polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) using alkaline alcoholysis. The influence of the molar ratio of hydrolysis catalyst (NaOH) to PVAc and the time and temperature of the saponification reaction ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Catalytic oxidation of toluene over LaBO3 (B= Fe, Mn and Co) and LaCo0.7B′0.3O3 (B′= Fe and Mn) perovskite-type

B. Izadkhah; D. Salari; A. Niaei; A. Tarjomannejad

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 67-73

Abstract
  In this paper, LaBO3 perovskite type catalyst formulations were prepared by sol-gel auto combustion method using citric acid as the fuel. Activity of catalysts was tested in catalytic oxidation of toluene as a model of volatile organic compounds. LaCoO3 perovskite formulation showed the highest activity ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Optimization of factors affecting on sulfide oxidation from synthetic spent caustic by Haloalkaliphilic Thioalkalivibrio versutus by focus on sodium ion effect: Application of response surface methodology

H. kalantari; M. Nosrati; S. A Shojaosadati; M. Shavandi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 74-87

Abstract
  In the present study, the effects of four factors including initial sulfide concentration (mg l-1 ), agitation speed (rpm), amount of inoculums (%) and sodium concentration (mg l-1) on removal efficiency (%R) and yield of sulfate production by Thioalkalivibrio versutus from synthetic spent caustic were ...  Read More

Modeling and Simulation
Simultaneous high hydrogen content-synthesis gas production and in-situ CO2 removal via sorption-enhanced reaction process: modeling, sensitivity analysis and multi-objective optimization using NSGA-II algorithm

Malihe Heravi; Mahdi Bayat; Mohammad Reza Rahimpour

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 71-95

Abstract
  The main focus of this study is improvement of the steam-methane reforming (SMR) process by in-situ CO2 removal to produce high hydrogen content synthesis gas. Sorption-enhanced (SE) concept is applied to improve process performance. In the proposed structure, the solid phase CO2 adsorbents and pre-reformed ...  Read More