An Introduction to Chemical Kinetics.

This book is a progressive presentation of kinetics of the chemical reactions. It provides complete coverage of the domain of chemical kinetics, which is necessary for the various future users in the fields of Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Macromolecular Che...

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Main Author: Soustelle, Michel.
Format: Electronic
Published: London : Wiley, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; PART 1. BASIC CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL KINETICS; Chapter 1. Chemical Reaction and Kinetic Quantities; 1.1. The chemical reaction; 1.1.1. The chemical equation and stoichiometric coefficients; 1.1.2. The reaction components; 1.1.3. Reaction zones; 1.2. Homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions; 1.2.1. Single zone reaction; 1.2.2. Multizone reaction; 1.3. Extent and speed of a reaction; 1.3.1. Stoichiometric abundance of a component in a reaction mixture; 1.3.2. Extent of a reaction; 1.3.3. Speed of a reaction.
  • 1.4. Volumetric and areal speed of a monozone reaction1.5. Fractional extent and rate of a reaction; 1.5.1. The fractional extent of a reaction; 1.5.2. Rate of a reaction; 1.5.3. Expression of the volumetric speed (areal) from variations in the amount of a component; 1.6. Reaction speeds and concentrations; 1.6.1. Concentration of a component in a zone; 1.6.2. Relationship between concentration and fractional extent in a closed environment; 1.7. Expression of volumetric speed according to variations in concentration in a closed system; 1.8. Stoichiometric mixtures and progress.
  • 1.9. Factors influencing reaction speeds1.9.1. Influence of temperature; 1.9.2. Influence of the concentratios (or partial pressures of gases); 1.9.3. Other variables; Chapter 2. Reaction Mechanisms and Elementary Steps; 2.1. Basic premise of kinetics; 2.2. Reaction mechanism; 2.2.1. Definition; 2.2.2. Examples of mechanisms; 2.3. Reaction intermediates; 2.3.1. Excited atoms (or molecules); 2.3.2. Free radicals; 2.3.3. Ions; 2.3.4. Adsorbed species; 2.3.5. Point defects; 2.3.6. The effect of intermediates on extent and speeds; 2.4. Reaction sequences and Semenov representation.
  • 2.4.1. Semenov diagram2.4.2. Linear sequences and multipoint sequences; 2.5. Chain reactions; 2.5.1. Definition; 2.5.2. The different categories of chain reactions; 2.5.3. The steps in a chain reaction; 2.5.4. Sequence of chain reactions; 2.5.5. Reactions of macromolecule formation; 2.6. Catalytic reactions; 2.6.1. Homogeneous catalysis; 2.6.2. Heterogeneous catalysis; 2.7. Important figures in reaction mechanisms; Chapter 3. Kinetic Properties of Elementary Reactions; 3.1. Space function of an elementary reaction; 3.2. Reactivity and rate of an elementary step.
  • 3.3. Kinetic constants of an elementary step3.3.1. Expression of reactivity as a function of concentrations; 3.3.2. Rate factor of an elementary reaction; 3.4. Opposite elementary reactions; 3.4.1. Reactivity of two opposite elementary reactions; 3.4.2. Distance from equilibrium conditions; 3.4.3. Principle of partial equilibria; 3.5. Influence of temperature on the reactivities of elementary steps; 3.5.1. Influence of temperature near the equilibrium; 3.5.2. Activation energies of opposite elementary reactions and reaction enthalpy; 3.6. Modeling of a gas phase elementary step.