(3 units)Fundamental theories and applications of heterogeneous catalysis; adsorption isotherms, catalyst characterization, mass transfer limitations on reaction rates, development of kinetics and reaction models.
Units of Lecture: 3 Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course: 1. Students will have an ability to apply engineering research and theory to advance the art, science, and practice of the discipline. 2. Students will have an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze, interpret, apply, and disseminate the data. 3. Students will have an understanding of research methodology.