• Kinetic studies in ester hydrolysis - Part IV. Alkaline hydrolysis of ethyl acetate in mixed solvents

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      Alkaline Hydrolysis; Ester Hydrolysis; Methyl Acetate; Ester Solution; Reaction Bottle

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      The alkaline hydrolysis of ethyl acetate in dioxane-water and acetonewater mixtures have been studied. The trend of the reaction rate shows a maximum in the region of 10% organic solvent except in the case of acetonewater mixtures at 30°C. A close parallelism is observed in the variations of both E and log10 PZ values in the two series of solvent mixtures. Also, the PZ values have a marked tendency to follow changes in energies of activation.

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      P Madhavan Nair1 S V Anantakrishnan1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Madras Christian College, Tambaram
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