Document Type


Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering - (M.S.)


Chemical Engineering

First Advisor

Saul I. Kreps


Nitrosomethylurea in aqueous medium decomposes on heating to methanol, nitrogen and cyanic or isocyanic acid. Primary amines present during the decomposition react with cyanic acid to form substituted ureas, readily isolated in high purity and good yield.



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