Dr Purwoko, Sugeng Hadi Susilo


The article discusses the level of glycerol nitrate reaction based on flow rate. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of flow velocity on the glycerol nitrate reaction rate with the correct experimental method. The Focal Channels ratio on microchannel uses a 1: 2 ratio (D Sheath = 300 µm). The flow rate variations used range from 50 μm/s, 100 µm/s, and 150 µm/s.The results of this study indicate that the rate of glycerol nitrate reaction is influenced by the flow rate of the reactants. The faster the flow rate of the reactants in the inlet the greater the rate of glycerol nitration reaction, because with the greater flow rate will increase the number of collisions between reactant molecules. The greater the number of collisions, the greater the molecular energy of the reactants to move, thus increasing the reaction rate. The results showed that the flow rate of 50 μm/s resulted in nitration reaction rate r = - 0.00388 [C3H5(OH)3]0.65142 [HNO3]1.32858. While the flow rate is 100 μm/s, the reaction rate is r = - 0.00388 [C3H5(OH)3]0.6998 [HNO3]1.3501. and for a flow rate of 150 μm/s, the reaction rate of glycerol nitrate is r = - 0.00388 [C3H5(OH)3] 0.668276 [HNO3]1.391724.


velocity, glycerol, nitrate acid, reaction rate

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