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Biorenewable Chemicals (BR C)


Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

BR C 506. The Evolving Chemical Industry.

(1-0) Cr. 1.
An overview of the chemical industry including structure and its evolution. Discussion of the dynamics of recent introduction of biorenewable chemicals to the chemical industry.

Courses for graduate students:

BR C 688. Catalysis and Catalytic Processes.

(Cross-listed with CH E). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: CH E 382
Principles and applications of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis. Adsorption. Reaction kinetics and mass transfer effects. Catalyst characterization. Industrial catalytic processes.