Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode WBCH019-05
Vaknaam (Bio)catalysis
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam (Bio)catalysis
Leerdoelen At the end of the course, the student is able to:
Explain the physical organic principles of catalysis.

Name and describe the main areas of catalysis (heterogeneous, homogeneous and biocatalysis) and reproduce some of the important applications (reactions) of these forms of catalysis
Explain (hypothetical) experimental observations using the mechanism of these reactions
Describe the key techniques used in (bio)catalysis and explain which techniques to use in a particular (hypothetical) situation.
Omschrijving The course will provide a general introduction to the field of catalysis.

Topics include
1. Physical organic chemistry behind catalysis
2. Acid/base catalysis
3. Homogeneous catalysis: transition metal catalysis, organocatalysis, asymmetric catalysis
4. Heterogeneous catalysis
5. Biocatalysis
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Opdracht (ASM), Werkcollege (T)
(Lectures: 30 hours, Tutorials: 2 hours, Assignment: 4 hours, Self study: 104 hours.)
Toetsvorm Opdracht (AST), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
(The literature assignment will be concluded by an oral presentation & discussion. Only when this is satisfactory, the student will be allowed to do the final test. The final mark will be calculated by taking the points from the exam (max 100) and dividing them by 10, rounding to half marks (with the exception of 5.5))
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator prof. dr. J.G. Roelfes
Docent(en) prof. dr. ir. M.W. Fraaije ,prof. dr. J.G. Roelfes
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Biotransformations in Organic Chemistry K. Faber 978-3-642-17392-9
Or E-book; Biotransformations in Organic Chemistry 978-3-642-17393-6
Modern Physical Organic Chemistry Anslyn & Dougherty 978-1-891389-31-3
Inorganic Chemistry Atkins, Overton, Rourke, Weller & Armstrong (Shriver & Atkins) 978-0-19-923617-6
Entreevoorwaarden The course unit assumes prior knowledge acquired from Organic Chemistry 1 and 2 (BSc Chemistry), Inorganic Chemistry (BSc Chemistry) and Biochemistry (BSc Chemistry). The course unit is compulsory for the BSc Chemistry, tracks Chemistry of life and Sustainable chemistry and energy.
Opmerkingen General knowledge for the BSc Chemistry, prepares for MSc Chemistry

This course was registered last year with course code CHBC-12
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Chemistry  ( Sustainable Chemistry and Energy ) 3 semester II a verplicht
BSc Chemistry  ( Chemistry of life) 3 semester II a verplicht
BSc Courses for Exchange Students: Chemistry - Chemical Engineering - semester II a
BSc Life Science and Technology  (Specialisation - Chemistry) 3 semester II a verplicht