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529-0502-00L  Catalysis

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersJ. A. van Bokhoven, M. Ranocchiari
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


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
Basics:
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

Online:
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