Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11802CATALYSIS AND APPLICATIONS IN GREEN CHEMISTRYElective483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main goal of this course is to explain the important concepts of green chemistry. In addition, the importance of catalytic methods in green chemistry will be learnt.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Stephen T. Astley
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the basic concepts of green chemistry
2To be able to compose of perspective related to atom with the arrangement of information on green chemistry and fundamental of Catalysis,
3To be able to comprehend Catalysis and to gain the application skills
4To be able to solve problems by applying the basic principles of Catalysis
5 To be able apply the information based on other diciplinary approaches to solve a problem related to Catalysis
6To be able to solve Catalysis problems by using internet
7To be able to gain ability of homework presentation Catalysis as a report by thinking and interpretation
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Atom ekonomy, reducing the use of toxic compounds and unneccesary auxilliary groups and other important concepts of green chemistry, classification of Catalysis, Catalytic properties and Homogeneous Catalysis, Heterogeneous catalysis, Enzymatic Catalysis,, Biocatalysts and Industrial biocatalysts
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to green chemistry
2Solvents and reaction conditions
3Atom economyProblem solving
4Reducing toxicity of reactants and reagents
5Renewable feedstocks
6Protecting grouıp-free synthesesProblem solving
7Biodegradable products
8Midterm exam
9Reducing risksProblem solving
10Project presentations
11Homogeneous catalysisProblem solving
12Scaling up Homogeneous Reactions:
13Heterogeneous catalysisProblem solving
14Enzyme catalysis and biocatalysts
15Summary of studiesProblem solving
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Green Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry) Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews (Taylor and Francis), Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (American Chemical Society)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Problem Solving616
Report Presentation111
Project Preparation11212
Criticising Paper616
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading818
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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