A discussion covers a previous comment by Ellington et al. regarding a marked enhancement of the rate constants in the vicinity of the critical point of CO2 for the esterification of phthalic anhydride with methanol in supercritical CO2; the present comment of Toh et al. regarding the semi-empirical equation based on transition-state theory, including the local composition effect; and Brennecke's response on the comment.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 3 2001|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Chemical Engineering(all)
- Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering