TKP4515 - Catalysis and Petrochemistry, Specialization Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Muntlig eksamen 100/100

Course content

The specialization consists of modules giving a total sum 7,5 credits. Modules are chosen from the following list:
Environmental catalysis - (3.75 credits).
Heterogeneous catalysis (advanced course).- (3.75 credits).
Industrial colloid chemistry - (3.75 credits).
Reactor modelling - (3.75 credits).
Chemical engineering, special topics - (3.75 credits).
Modules from other specialisations can be chosen given the approval of the coordinator.

Learning outcome

At the end of the course the students should:
- Understand and apply core principles and concepts in heterogeneous catalysis.
- Know the most important catalytic materials, and their functions.
- Describe important applications of heterogeneous catalysts in energy conversion, emissions clean-up, and clean production.
- Evaluate and select catalysts for a range of processes.
- Plan and choose methods for characterization of key properties and the measurement of catalytic activity, selectivity and life-time of heterogeneous catalysts.
- Evaluate the causes of deactivation and propose methods for the regeneration of heterogeneous catalysts.
- The students should be able to find relevant scientific literature, and be able to understand and reproduce the work that has been done.
- The students should be able to report scientific work concisely both orally and in written form.

Learning methods and activities

The modules are given as lectures, seminars, excercises, self-study.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Chemical Engineering (MSCHEMENG)
Industriell kjemi og bioteknologi (MTKJ)
Industriell kjemi- og bioteknologi (MIKJ)

Course materials

Papers and Chapters from textbooks.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TKP4700 7.5 01.09.2007
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2015

No.of specialization hours: 12

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian


Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Chemical Engineering



Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Muntlig eksamen 100/100 2015-12-02 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer KONT Muntlig eksamen 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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