CH-422 / 2 credits

Teacher: Hu Xile

Language: English


Summary

This course on homogeneous catalysis provide a detailed understanding of how these catalysts work at a mechanistic level and give examples of catalyst design for important reactions (hydrogenation, olefin metathesis, cross-coupling).

Content

Keywords

homogeneous catalysis, reaction mechanism, catalyst design, synthesis

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

inorganic chemisrty

organic chemistry

organometallic chemistry

 

Recommended courses

homogeneous catalysis

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Classify catalysts and different catalysed reactions
  • Explore the molecular mechanisms of catalytic processes
  • Assess / Evaluate the ways that catalysts can be improved
  • Design superior catalysts (in theory)

Teaching methods

Lecture course

Assessment methods

Written exams; one mid term and one final exam during the semester

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

Notes in Moodle

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Catalyst design for synthesis
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Catalyst design for synthesis
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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