Code: CTQ-014


Title: Catalysis: Concepts and Applications


Level: Master / PhD

Mandatory: no

Total study time: 120h                                                 TPI: (4-2-4)



General concepts in catalysis. Homogeneous, heterogeneous and enzymatic catalysis. Catalysis in organic synthesis, fine chemistry and industry. Nanocatalysts: size effect on catalytic properties. Catalytic reactions mechanisms. New tendencies in catalysis.



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