[ 290PHCHCATV18 ] VL Catalysis

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3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Chemistry Marko Hapke 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Chemistry 2018W
Objectives The lecture Catalysis is an introduction in catalysis (enzymes, technical catalysts etc.).
Subject Catalysis:

  1. Introduction
  2. History
  3. Enzymes and biocatalysis
  4. Homogeneous und heterogeneous catalysis
  5. Kinetics of catalysed reactions
  6. Adsorption in heterogeneous catalysis
  7. Mass transport in heterogeneous catalysis
  8. Conversion and yield
  9. Activity and selectivity of catalysts
  10. Stability of catalysts
  11. Catalysis in chemical reactors
  12. Acid-base catalysis
  13. Catalysis in industry
  14. Newest developments in catalyst research
Criteria for evaluation Written examination
  • Lecture
  • Questions allowed during the lecture
Language English
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 290PHCHKATV18: VL Katalyse (2,6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment