Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis: Analysis of Products by Anderson–Schulz–Flory Distribution Using Promoted Cobalt Catalyst
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This work aims to evaluate formed products according to the Anderson-Schulz- Flory (ASF) distribution in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. The crystalline phases of cerium and cobalt were confirmed in the mesoporous structure of the SBA-15 molecular sieve. The ASF distribution model showed a distribution of products with two chain growth probabilities, α1 and α2 for Co/Ce/SBA-15 catalyst. The maximum production of hydrocarbons was in the range of light olefins, followed by gasoline.
KeywordsFischer–Tropsch Anderson–Schulz–Flory distribution Catalyst
This research was supported with a partnership between Department of Chemical Engineering - Federal University of Campina Grande and Higher Council for Scientific Research - Polytechnic University of Valencia. The scholarship was awarded by Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level Education a Personnel (CAPES).
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