KEB-63256 Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3 cr
Suitable for postgraduate studies.
Nuno Rafael Candeias, Alexandre Efimov, Jukka Konttinen
The course gives an overview of most important processes and describe the preparation of essential precursors and intermediates in modern industrial organic chemistry.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||Essential products of industrial synthesis. Petrochemicals, synthese based on gas and coal. Production of bulk chemicals.||Reaction mecanisms.||Details of chemical processes and reaction conditions.|
|2.||Catalysts used in industry.||Catalitic metals and metal oxides. Homogenous catalytic reactions|
|3.||Building blocks C1-C6. Polymer precursors.||Olefins. Edible oils, fats, waxes. Soaps and detergents. Sugar. Dyes and pigments. Adhesives. Specialty and fine chemicals.|
Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes
The course consists of 8 lectures and 4 seminars. Every student must give a presentation on a selected topic during seminars. The course grade will be based on an exam. If the student demonstrates thorough understanding of the core content, s/he may pass the course with the grade 3. In order to achieve higher grade, the student should demonstrate competency in the points specified as "Complementary knowledge" and "Specialist knowledge".
Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)
|KEB-62100 Orgaaninen kemia 1||Mandatory|
Correspondence of content
|KEB-63256 Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3 cr||KEB-63250 Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3 cr|