529-0502-00L  Catalysis

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersJ. A. van Bokhoven, M. Ranocchiari
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentWill be offered the last time during spring semester 2018.


529-0502-00 GCatalysis
Findet im FS18 zum letzten Mal statt. Wird ersetzt durch LV zur Industriellen Chemie
3 hrs
Wed09:45-11:30HCI J 4 »
Fri10:45-11:30HCI J 7 »
J. A. van Bokhoven, M. Ranocchiari

Catalogue data

AbstractFundamental principles of adsorption and catalysis, physics and chemistry of solid-state surfaces and methods for determining their structure and composition. Homogeneous catalysis with transition-metal complexes.
ObjectiveBasic knowledge of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis
ContentFundamental principles of adsorption and catalysis, physics and chemistry of solid-state surfaces and methods for determining their structure and composition, thermodynamic and kinetic fundamentals of heterogeneous catalysis (physisorption, chemisorption, kinetic modelling, selectivity, activity, stability), catalyst development and manufacture, homogeneous catalysis with transition-metal complexes; catalytic reaction cycles and types.
Lecture notesA script is available
LiteratureJ.M. Thomas and W.J. Thomas, Heterogeneous Catalysis, VCH, 1997

Homogeneous Catalysis
R. H. Crabtree, The Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals, Wiley, 2009

Industrial Processes:
G. P. Chiusoli, P. M. Maitlis, Metal-catalysis in Industrial Organic Processes, RSC Publishing, 2008

Catalysis - An Integrated Approach to Homogeneous, Heterogeneous and Industrial Catalysis
Edited by: J.A. Moulijn, P.W.N.M. van Leeuwen and R.A. van Santen

Basic Coordination Chemistry:
J. Huheey, E. Keiter, R. Keiter, Anorganische Chemie - Prinzipien von Struktur und Reaktivität, de Gruyter

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersJ. A. van Bokhoven, M. Ranocchiari
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
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