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Author(s):   Hughes, D.G.; Marshall, R.M.; Purnell, J.H.
Title:   Rate Constants for the Initiation of n-Butane Pyrolysis and for the Recombination of Ethyl Radicals
Journal:   J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 1
Volume:   70
Year:   1974
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1974HUG/MAR594

Reaction:   n-C4H10 + ·CH3 → Other Products + CH4
Reaction order:   2
Temperature:   895 - 981 K
Pressure:  3.20E-2 bar
Rate expression:   5.25x10-11 [cm3/molecule s] e-61777 [±14800 J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   n-C4H10
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Derived from fitting to a complex mechanism
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Analytical technique:   Gas chromatography

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [cm3/molecule s]
895 1.30E-14
900 1.36E-14
925 1.70E-14
950 2.11E-14
975 2.57E-14
981 2.70E-14