Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Carbons and Carbon Supported Catalysts in…

Carbons and Carbon Supported Catalysts in Hydroprocessing (RSC Catalysis…

by Edward Furimsky

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
Recently added bySciPort



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0854041435, Hardcover)

This unique book is a comprehensive summary of recent research in the field and covers all areas of carbons and carbon materials. The potential application of carbon supports, particularly those of carbon black (CB) and activated carbon (AC) in hydroprocessing catalysis are covered extensively in the book. Novel carbon materials such as carbon fibers and carbon nano tubes (CNT) are also covered, including the more recent developments in the use of fullerenes in hydroprocessing applications - an area with little published research.

Although the primary focus of this book is on carbons and carbon supported catalysts, it also identifies the difference in the effect of carbon supports compared with the oxidic supports, particularly that of the Al2O3. Although many books claim to have the same objective, this publication is unique as the difference in catalyst activity and stability was estimated using both model compounds and real feeds under variable conditions. The conditions applied during the preparation of carbon supported catalysts are also comprehensively covered and include various methods of pretreatment of carbon supports to enhance catalyst performance. The model compounds results consistently show higher hydrodesulfurization and hydrodeoxygenation activities of carbon supported catalysts than that of the Al2O3 supported catalysts. Also, the deactivation of the former catalysts by coke deposition was much less evident. Importantly, in this book, most of the model compounds studies on hydrodesulfurization and hydrodeoxygenation were conducted in the absence of nitrogen compounds, as the poisoning effects of such compounds on hydroprocessing reactions are well known.

Non-conventional metals (e.g., Pt, Pd, Ru, Rh, Re and Ir) supported on carbon supports are also studied in this book as catalysts for hydroprocessing of model feeds and real feeds. The book shows that these catalysts are much more active than conventional metals containing catalysts however the high cost of these metals prevents commercial utilization of these catalysts.

Kinetics of hydroprocessing reactions, as well as kinetics of deactivation over carbon supported catalysts are also investigated under a wide range of experimental conditions and the Al2O3 supported catalysts have been included for comparison.

This book, unique in its field, indicates the future potential of carbon supported catalysts during hydroprocessing, particularly in deep hydrodesulfurization and hydrodemetallization.

Author Information

Dr Edward Furimsky has over 40 years of experience in research on conversion of petroleum and coal involving catalytic processes. He is the author and/or co-author of some 130 articles published in referred scientific journals including several authoritative reviews, e.g., Catalyst Deactivation and Regeneration, Hydrogen Activation, Hydrodenitrogenation of Petroleum, Hydrodeoxygenation and others. His other recent book on Catalyst for Upgrading Heavy Petroleum Feeds provides detailed accounts of problems in designing and selecting suitable catalysts for upgrading problematic petroleum feeds.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:03:24 -0400)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio

Popular covers


Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Store | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 105,904,674 books! | Top bar: Always visible