1. Catalyst Fundamentals

  1. Ronald M. Heck,
  2. Robert J. Farrauto and
  3. Suresh T. Gulati

Published Online: 11 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118397749.ch1

Catalytic Air Pollution Control, Third Edition

Catalytic Air Pollution Control, Third Edition

How to Cite

Heck, R. M., Farrauto, R. J. and Gulati, S. T. (2009) Catalyst Fundamentals, in Catalytic Air Pollution Control, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118397749.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470275030

Online ISBN: 9781118397749

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Keywords:

  • noncatalyzed reactions;
  • catalytic components;
  • activity and selectivity;
  • heterogeneous catalysis;
  • rate-limiting step

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Catalyzed Versus Noncatalyzed Reactions

  • Catalytic Components

  • Selectivity

  • Promoters and their Effect on Activity and Selectivity

  • Dispersed Model for Catalytic Component on Carrier: Pt on Al2O3

  • Chemical and Physical Steps in Heterogeneous Catalysis

  • Practical Significance of Knowing the Rate-Limiting Step