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Author(s):   Tsang, W.
Title:   Energy transfer effects during the multichannel decomposition of ethanol
Journal:   Inter. J. Chem. Kinet.
Volume:   36
Page(s):   456 - 465
Year:   2004
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2004TSA456-465

Reaction:   C2H5OH·C2H5 + ·OH
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   800 - 1800 K
Rate expression:   1.34x1017 [s-1] (T/298 K)-2.16 e-404083 [J/mole]/RT
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   RRK(M) extrapolation
Pressure dependence:   Rate constant is high pressure limit
Comments:   Results are based on a review and analysis of the literature data. The article discusses the multi-channel nature of ethanol decomposition and difficulties associated with expressing the rate constants in a convenient analytical form over extended temperature and pressure ranges.

Some analytical formats for intermediate pressures are also given in the paper but are too complex to reproduce here.

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
800 6.54E-11
900 4.33E-8
1000 7.64E-6
1100 5.16E-4
1200 1.70E-2
1300 3.22E-1
1400 3.96E0
1500 3.45E1
1600 2.28E2
1700 1.19E3
1800 5.16E3