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CH5511   Homogeneous Catalysis

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module discusses the use of metal based systems in organic transformations and a detailed treatment of homogeneous catalysis. Important processes in the petrochemicals industry will be used to exemplify the principles described.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - before taking this module you must pass CH2501 and pass at least 1 module from {CH2601, CH2603, CH2701}

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 - 3 lectures per week over 9 - 10 weeks (within Weeks 1-11) and 2 - 3 tutorials in total.

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 80

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: Oral Re-assessment = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr P B Webb
Module teaching staff: Prof R P Tooze, Dr P Webb