As a non-technical model reaction we have chosen the hydrogenation of Propen in IL [BMIM][BTA] and [OMIM][BTA]. This reaction was chosen because there are no side and consecutive reactions. The conversion can be only measured in the gas phase, so the thermodynamical equilibrium must be known in advance. The modeling of the reaction is done in terms of activities.
We show how we selected the appropriate IL by the means of COSMO-RS what is based on quantum chemistry and introduced to chemical engineering by Arlt.[ ] [ ] Further, the kinetics of this reaction are presented.
It is possible to extend this investigation also to other systems, being of technical interest.
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