SPCH 033 : General Concept of Catalysis

SPCH 033 : General Concept of Catalysis

  • course description:

    This course provides the knowledge about the catalytic activity in any chemical reaction and the need of a catalyst and its working mechanism and types. The different methods of preparing catalysts are also discussed with emphasis on some industrially important catalysts.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Having an understanding of the theory of Catalysts.
    - Describe nature of catalytic components, such as supports, active materials and promoters.
    - Treat with the design and construction catalyst deactivation and regeneration.
    - Characterizations of Catalysts by gas phase reactions (Fixed bed reactor), examples.

  • Course outlines:

    - Introduction to catalysis, Catalysis in industries, selection an appropriate catalyst.
    - Preparation of catalysts.
    - Characterization of Catalyst properties.
    - Test catalytic performance.
    - Applications of catalyst.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Preparation of Catalyst.
    - Evaluate the performance of a catalyst.
    - Perform the regeneration of catalyst.

  • who should attend?

    - Process engineers.
    - Laboratory supervisors.
    - Laboratory technicians.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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