Course Syllabus for


KET105F, 2 credits

Valid from: Spring 2016
Decided by: Margareta Sandahl
Date of establishment: 2017-04-25

General Information

Division: Chemical Engineering
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching language: English


The purpose of the course is to give a deeper understanding in heterogeneous catalysis, in particular catalyst testing, production, characterization and deactivation.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must Independently be able to assess which factors that affect catalyst investigations, manufacture and deactivation in the students research.

Course Contents

The course comprise five webinars: catalyst introduction, catalyst testing, catalyst manufacture, catalyst characterization and catalyst deactivation. In addition, a scientific paper will be selected and summarized within each of the last three sections.

Course Literature

Hulteberg, C.: An Introduction to Catalysis. Hulteberg Chemistry & Engineering AB, 2016.

Instruction Details

Type of instruction: Seminars. The course mainly consist of the 5 webinars, which are compulsory, with associated teaching material. These webinars will be given regularly and recordings will be available to make the material more accessible. The course can be taken during longer time than one semester.

Examination Details

Examination format: Written report. Aside from handing in four paper summaries, attending/viewing the five webinars are compulsory.
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Course Occasion Information

Contact and Other Information

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