Chapter 10. Environmental Catalysis

  1. Prof. Dr. I. Chorkendorff1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. J. W. Niemantsverdriet2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602658.ch10

Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics

Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics

How to Cite

Chorkendorff, I. and Niemantsverdriet, J. W. (2003) Environmental Catalysis, in Concepts of Modern Catalysis and Kinetics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602658.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technical University of Denmark, Interdisciplinary Research Center for Catalysis (ICAT), Building 312, DK 2800 Lyngby, Denmark

  2. 2

    Eindhoven University of Technology, Schuit Institute of Catalysis, NL 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305742

Online ISBN: 9783527602650

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Keywords:

  • environmental catalysis;
  • three-way catalyst;
  • catalyst deactivation;
  • CO;
  • NO;
  • NOx;
  • lean-burning engines;
  • automotive catalysts;
  • air pollution;
  • selective catalytic reduction (SCR);
  • SCR process

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Automotive Exhaust Catalysis

    • The Three-way Catalyst

      • Catalytic Converter

      • Demonstration Experiments

      • Catalyst Deactivation

    • Catalytic Reactions in the Three-way Catalyst: Mechanism and Kinetics

      • CO Oxidation Reaction

      • Is CO Oxidation a Structure-insensitive Reaction?

      • CO + NO Reaction

      • CO + NO Reaction at Higher Pressures

      • Reactions Involving Hydrocarbons

      • NOx Storage–Reduction Catalyst for Lean-burning Engines

    • Concluding Remarks on Automotive Catalysts

  • Air Pollution by Large Stationary Sources

    • Selective Catalytic Reduction: The SCR Process

      • Catalyst for the SCR Process

      • SCR Reaction Kinetics

    • SCR Process for Mobile Units