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Author(s):   Brokenshire, J.L.; Nechvatal, A.; Tedder, J.M.
Title:   Free-radical substitution in aliphatic compounds. Part 20.-Gas-phase photolytic chlorination of butane and 2-methylpropane by t-butyl hypochlorite
Journal:   Trans. Faraday Soc.
Volume:   66
Year:   1970
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1970BRO/NEC2029

Reaction:   n-C4H10 + (CH3)3CO → tert-C4H9OH + n-C4H9
Reaction order:   2
Reference reaction:   (CH3)3CO → (CH3)2CO + ·CH3
Reference reaction order:   2
Temperature:   283 - 343 K
Pressure:  0.27 bar
Rate expression:   2.7x10-5±1.1x10-5 e38080 [±1522 J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   tert-C4H9OCl
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Relative rate value measured
Excitation technique:   Direct photolysis
Analytical technique:   Gas chromatography

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) []
283 2.88E2
300 1.15E2
325 3.56E1
343 1.70E1