CED262 - Kinetics and Catalyst



Course length

150 minutes / week



CED262 - Kinetics and Catalyst


Wenny Irawaty

About the course

Prerequisite courses


Course description and learning objectives

Student completing this course will be able to explain the mechanism and kinetics of various chemical reactions, including homogenous and heterogeneous reactions, solid catalyzed reactions and biochemical reaction system.

Topics include

1. Mechanism and kinetics of various types of reactions (homogenous / heterogenous, reversible/irreversible, parallel/series).
2. Homogenous and heterogenous catalysis
3. Catalyst deactivation
4. Heterogenous non catalytic reaction: gas-solid, gas-liquid, solid-liquid
5. Kinetics of enzymatic reaction


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2. Fogler, H.C., 2000. Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, 3rd ed., New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
3. Metcalf, I., 1997. Chemical Reaction Engineering - A First Course, Oxford University Press.
4. Najafpour, G.D., 2007, Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, UK: Elsevier.
5. Lee, J.M., 2001, Biochemical Engineering, Washington: Pullman.
6. Stanbury, P.F., Whitaker, A., & Hall, S.J., 2003, Principles of Fermentation Technology, Oxford: Butterwoth Heinemann.