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Author(s):   Al-Awadi, N.A.; Al-Omran, F.A.; Mathew, T.
Title:   The Nature of the transition state in amides pyrolysis. The rates of pyrolysis of N-benzoyl and N-acetylpropanamide, N-benzoyl and N-acetyl-2-methylpropanamide, and N-thioacetylpropanamide
Journal:   Int. J. Chem. Kinet.
Volume:   27
Page(s):   1 - 6
Year:   1995
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1995ALA/ALO1-6

Reaction:   CH3C(O)NHC(O)CH(CH3)2 → CH3CONH2 + (CH3)2C=C=O
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   540 - 588 K
Rate expression:   3.98x1012 [s-1] e-155481 [±3101 J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   N2
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Analytical technique:   Gas chromatography

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
540 3.63E-3
550 6.82E-3
575 2.99E-2
588 6.14E-2