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I-Industrial Chemistry

Course Code :2005FTIINC
Study domain:Chemistry
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Elsje Pauwels

3. Course contents *

During the master year of Industrial Chemistry, the study of chemical processes and the technology in the chemical industry will be further explored with emphasis on developed concepts and process development:



tensides, detergent

dyes and pigments


PGO (problem-steered education)/project: an industrial chemical problem will be presented to groups of students. According to the rules of PGO, the student has to investigate, execute and process this problem. A written report will clarify this project.

Possible topics for the projects are: coatings, cosmetics and perfume, gaining precious metals, ...

Study visit: a visit to a chemical company will show the students how to put the theory into practice.