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Process and Energy Intensification of Glycerol Carbonate Production from Glycerol and Dimethyl Carbonate in the Presence of Eggshell-Derived CaO Heterogeneous Catalyst

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Process and Energy Intensification of Glycerol Carbonate Production from Glycerol and Dimethyl Carbonate in the Presence of Eggshell-Derived CaO Heterogeneous Catalyst. / Praikaew, Wanichaya; Kiatkittipong, Worapon ; Aiouache, Farid; Najdanovic-Visak, Vesna; Ngaosuwan, Kanokwan ; Wongsawaeng, Doonyapong; Wei Lim, Jun ; Shiung Lam, Su ; Kiatkittipong, Kunlanan ; Laosiripojana, Navadol ; Boonyasuwat, Sunya ; Assabumrungrat, Suttichai .

In: Energies, Vol. 14, No. 14, 4249, 14.07.2021.

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Praikaew, W, Kiatkittipong, W, Aiouache, F, Najdanovic-Visak, V, Ngaosuwan, K, Wongsawaeng, D, Wei Lim, J, Shiung Lam, S, Kiatkittipong, K, Laosiripojana, N, Boonyasuwat, S & Assabumrungrat, S 2021, 'Process and Energy Intensification of Glycerol Carbonate Production from Glycerol and Dimethyl Carbonate in the Presence of Eggshell-Derived CaO Heterogeneous Catalyst', Energies, vol. 14, no. 14, 4249. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14144249

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Praikaew, W., Kiatkittipong, W., Aiouache, F., Najdanovic-Visak, V., Ngaosuwan, K., Wongsawaeng, D., Wei Lim, J., Shiung Lam, S., Kiatkittipong, K., Laosiripojana, N., Boonyasuwat, S., & Assabumrungrat, S. (2021). Process and Energy Intensification of Glycerol Carbonate Production from Glycerol and Dimethyl Carbonate in the Presence of Eggshell-Derived CaO Heterogeneous Catalyst. Energies, 14(14), [4249]. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14144249

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Praikaew, Wanichaya ; Kiatkittipong, Worapon ; Aiouache, Farid ; Najdanovic-Visak, Vesna ; Ngaosuwan, Kanokwan ; Wongsawaeng, Doonyapong ; Wei Lim, Jun ; Shiung Lam, Su ; Kiatkittipong, Kunlanan ; Laosiripojana, Navadol ; Boonyasuwat, Sunya ; Assabumrungrat, Suttichai . / Process and Energy Intensification of Glycerol Carbonate Production from Glycerol and Dimethyl Carbonate in the Presence of Eggshell-Derived CaO Heterogeneous Catalyst. In: Energies. 2021 ; Vol. 14, No. 14.

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title = "Process and Energy Intensification of Glycerol Carbonate Production from Glycerol and Dimethyl Carbonate in the Presence of Eggshell-Derived CaO Heterogeneous Catalyst",
abstract = "The process and energy intensifications for the synthesis of glycerol carbonate (GC) from glycerol and dimethyl carbonate (DMC) using an eggshell-derived CaO heterogeneous catalyst were investigated. The transesterification reaction between glycerol and DMC was typically limited by mass transfer because of the immiscible nature of the reactants. By varying the stirring speed, itwas observed that the mass transfer limitation could be neglected at 800 rpm. The presence of the CaO solid catalyst made the mass transport-limited reaction process more prominent. Mass transfer intensification using a simple kitchen countertop blender as an alternative to overcome the externalmass transfer limitation of a typical magnetic stirrer was demonstrated. A lower amount of the catalyst and a shorter reaction time were required to achieve 93% glycerol conversion or 91% GC yield, and the turnover frequency (TOF) increased almost 5 times from 1.5 to 7.2 min􀀀1 when usinga conventional magnetic stirrer and countertop blender, respectively. In addition, using a simple kitchen countertop blender with 7200 rpm, the reaction temperature of 60 C could be reached within approximately 3 min without the need of a heating unit. This was the result of the self-frictionalheat generated by the high-shear blender. This was considered to be heat transfer intensification, as heat was generated locally (in situ), offering a higher homogeneity distribution. Meanwhile, the trend toward energy intensification was promising as the yield efficiency increased from 0.064 to2.391 g/kJ. A comparison among other process intensification techniques, e.g., microwave reactor, ultrasonic reactor, and reactive distillation was also rationalized.",
author = "Wanichaya Praikaew and Worapon Kiatkittipong and Farid Aiouache and Vesna Najdanovic-Visak and Kanokwan Ngaosuwan and Doonyapong Wongsawaeng and {Wei Lim}, Jun and {Shiung Lam}, Su and Kunlanan Kiatkittipong and Navadol Laosiripojana and Sunya Boonyasuwat and Suttichai Assabumrungrat",
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AU - Kiatkittipong, Worapon

AU - Aiouache, Farid

AU - Najdanovic-Visak, Vesna

AU - Ngaosuwan, Kanokwan

AU - Wongsawaeng, Doonyapong

AU - Wei Lim, Jun

AU - Shiung Lam, Su

AU - Kiatkittipong, Kunlanan

AU - Laosiripojana, Navadol

AU - Boonyasuwat, Sunya

AU - Assabumrungrat, Suttichai

PY - 2021/7/14

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N2 - The process and energy intensifications for the synthesis of glycerol carbonate (GC) from glycerol and dimethyl carbonate (DMC) using an eggshell-derived CaO heterogeneous catalyst were investigated. The transesterification reaction between glycerol and DMC was typically limited by mass transfer because of the immiscible nature of the reactants. By varying the stirring speed, itwas observed that the mass transfer limitation could be neglected at 800 rpm. The presence of the CaO solid catalyst made the mass transport-limited reaction process more prominent. Mass transfer intensification using a simple kitchen countertop blender as an alternative to overcome the externalmass transfer limitation of a typical magnetic stirrer was demonstrated. A lower amount of the catalyst and a shorter reaction time were required to achieve 93% glycerol conversion or 91% GC yield, and the turnover frequency (TOF) increased almost 5 times from 1.5 to 7.2 min􀀀1 when usinga conventional magnetic stirrer and countertop blender, respectively. In addition, using a simple kitchen countertop blender with 7200 rpm, the reaction temperature of 60 C could be reached within approximately 3 min without the need of a heating unit. This was the result of the self-frictionalheat generated by the high-shear blender. This was considered to be heat transfer intensification, as heat was generated locally (in situ), offering a higher homogeneity distribution. Meanwhile, the trend toward energy intensification was promising as the yield efficiency increased from 0.064 to2.391 g/kJ. A comparison among other process intensification techniques, e.g., microwave reactor, ultrasonic reactor, and reactive distillation was also rationalized.

AB - The process and energy intensifications for the synthesis of glycerol carbonate (GC) from glycerol and dimethyl carbonate (DMC) using an eggshell-derived CaO heterogeneous catalyst were investigated. The transesterification reaction between glycerol and DMC was typically limited by mass transfer because of the immiscible nature of the reactants. By varying the stirring speed, itwas observed that the mass transfer limitation could be neglected at 800 rpm. The presence of the CaO solid catalyst made the mass transport-limited reaction process more prominent. Mass transfer intensification using a simple kitchen countertop blender as an alternative to overcome the externalmass transfer limitation of a typical magnetic stirrer was demonstrated. A lower amount of the catalyst and a shorter reaction time were required to achieve 93% glycerol conversion or 91% GC yield, and the turnover frequency (TOF) increased almost 5 times from 1.5 to 7.2 min􀀀1 when usinga conventional magnetic stirrer and countertop blender, respectively. In addition, using a simple kitchen countertop blender with 7200 rpm, the reaction temperature of 60 C could be reached within approximately 3 min without the need of a heating unit. This was the result of the self-frictionalheat generated by the high-shear blender. This was considered to be heat transfer intensification, as heat was generated locally (in situ), offering a higher homogeneity distribution. Meanwhile, the trend toward energy intensification was promising as the yield efficiency increased from 0.064 to2.391 g/kJ. A comparison among other process intensification techniques, e.g., microwave reactor, ultrasonic reactor, and reactive distillation was also rationalized.

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