Kinetic studies in ester hydrolysis

Part II. The influence of solvent on the reaction
  • S. V. Anantakrishnan
  • S. Krishnamurti


The kinetics of acid hydrolysis of ethyl acetate, ethyl propionate and ethyl chloracetate in glycerol-water system has been studied. Both viscosity and dielectric constant influence the reaction and a close correlation of the parameters of the reaction velocity equation is noticed.


Glycerol Dielectric Constant Ethyl Acetate Dioxan Ester Hydrolysis 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1941

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Anantakrishnan
    • 1
  • S. Krishnamurti
    • 1
  1. 1.Annamalai University Chemical LaboratoriesAnnamalainagar

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