KEB-63256 Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3 cr

Additional information

Suitable for postgraduate studies.

Person responsible

Alexandre Efimov


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
KEB-63256 2019-01 2 Alexandre Efimov
Seminar presentation, passed exam.

Learning Outcomes

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. Building blocks C1-C6. Polymer precursors. Biorefinery.   Reaction mecanisms.  Details of chemical processes and reaction conditions. 
2. Catalysts used in industry.   Catalitic metals and metal oxides. Homogenous catalytic reactions   

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".

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
KEB-62100 Orgaaninen kemia 1 Mandatory    

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
KEB-63256 Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3 cr KEB-63250 Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3 cr  

Updated by: Laine Marja-Liisa, 06.03.2019