CHEMENG 142/242

(Formerly 124/224) Introduction to heterogeneous catalysis, including models of surface reactivity, surface equilibria, kinetics of surface reactions, electronic and geometrical effects in heterogeneous catalysis, trends in reactivity, catalyst structure and composition, electro-catalysis and photo-catalysis. Selected applications and challenges in energy transformations will be discussed. Prerequisites: CHEM 31AB or 31X, CHEM 171, CHEM 175 or CHEMENG 170 or equivalents. Recommended: CHEM 173.Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)Instructors: Norskov, J. (PI)