Chapter 2. Methods and Tools of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Catalysis

  1. Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Cavani1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Gabriele Centi2,
  3. Prof. Dr. Siglinda Perathoner2 and
  4. Prof. Dr. Ferruccio Trifiró1
  1. Prof. Dr. Gabriele Centi and
  2. Prof. Dr. Siglinda Perathoner

Published Online: 20 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629114.ch2

Sustainable Industrial Chemistry

Sustainable Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Centi, G. and Perathoner, S. (2009) Methods and Tools of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Catalysis, in Sustainable Industrial Chemistry (eds F. Cavani, G. Centi, S. Perathoner and F. Trifiró), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629114.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Viale Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy

  2. 2

    University of Messina, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina, Italy

Author Information

  1. University of Messina, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315529

Online ISBN: 9783527629114

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Keywords:

  • biocatalysis;
  • cascade reaction;
  • multicomponent catalysis;
  • multiphase catalysis;
  • solid acid/base

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Catalysis as Enabling Factor of Sustainable Chemical Production

  • Homogeneous Catalysis and the Role of Multiphase Operations

  • Bio- and Bioinspired-Catalysts

  • Solid Acids and Bases

  • Redox Catalysis

  • Cascade and Domino Catalytic Reactions

  • Multicomponent Catalytic Reactions

  • Organocatalysis

  • Conclusions

  • References