Thesis-1979-Willars.pdf (4.59 MB)
Download file

The electro-oxidation of methanol at platinum electrodes in acid solutions

Download (4.59 MB)
thesis
posted on 18.10.2018, 11:13 by Malcolm J. Willars
The oxidation of methanol at smooth and porous, platinum and platinum/tin electrocatalysts in sulphuric acid solutions has been studied. The methods employed include linear sweep voltammetry and potentiometry at stationary and rotating electrodes. A microprocessor-based instrumental technique has been developed, which allows the simultaneous acquisition of steady-state polarisation data and a.c. impedance measurements. This system was based around a programmable potential controller used in conjunction with a frequency response analyser. [Continues.]

Funding

Shell Research Limited. Science Research Council.

History

School

  • Science

Department

  • Chemistry

Publisher

© Malcolm James Willars

Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

1979

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

Language

en

Usage metrics

Keywords

Exports