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Synthesis And Characterization Of La-Co/MgO Catalyst For Methane Dry Reforming

Cheng, C. K. and Chen, Loong Ong and Han, Jie Chan (2014) Synthesis And Characterization Of La-Co/MgO Catalyst For Methane Dry Reforming. In: Proceedings of the 27th Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers (SOMChE 2014) In Conjuction with 21st Regional Synposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2014), 29-30 October 2014 , Taylor's University Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya. pp. 1-9..

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Abstract

In the present work, different loadings of lanthanum cobalt supported on magnesia catalysts were prepared for the methane dry reforming. XRD results showed that the peaks representing Co3O occurred at 2 = 37.0° and MgO or Co/MgO at 2 = 42.9°, 62.3°, 74.7° and 78.6°. As lanthanum loading increased, the crystallite size dropped from 24.5 to 17.9 nm. Reaction studies found that 5wt% La catalyst gave the highest formation of H24 and CO. However, the product composition was only about 1.6% (differential reactor). It was also found that the best formation rate was at CO2:CH feed ratio of 0.67.4

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2014 03:41
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018 02:57
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/7686
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