OB64 Hydrotreating of sunflower oil using supported molybdenum carbide

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 4:00 PM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Leandro A. Sousa and Victor Teixeira da Silva, Programa de Engenharia Química, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Molybdenum carbide performs the hydrodeoxyganation of free fatty acids and vegetable oils mainly through the hydrogenation with little decarbonilation and decarboxylation occurring.

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