Presented in an easy-to-read form, this book on zeolite catalysis cover all aspects of the subject. It focuses on synthesis, structure, diffusion, deactivation, and industrial applications. This book is an ideal text for courses on catalysis or as a supplementary text for those studying applied or industrial chemistry. It is also a useful resource for anyone who works with zeolites as catalysts in the laboratory, pilot plants, or commercial installations.
INTRODUCTION. Scope. Zeolite Composition and Structure. Zeolite Ion Exchange and Cation Sitting. Diffusion in Zeolites. Zeolite Synthesis. ZEOLITE CATALYSIS -- CHEMISTRY and MECHANISM. Hydrocarbon transformation. Reactions of Molecules Containing Heteroatoms. Miscellaneous Reactions. METAL ZEOLITE CATALYST. Preparation of Catalyst. State of Metals in Metal Loaded Zeolites. Activation and Modification. Monofunctional Catalysis. Polyfunctional Catalysis. SHAPE SELECTIVE CATALYSIS.Type of Shape Selectivity. Cage or Window Effect. Reverse Molecular Size Selectivity. INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES and LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Hydrocracking. Selectoforming. Isomerization of Paraffins and Xylenes. Alkylation. Methanol Conversion. Latest Developments. GENERAL CONCLUSIONS and FUTURE PROSPECTS. Activity and Selectivity. Stability. Future Prospects. REFERENCES.