CHEM3055 - Green Chemistry

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chemistry
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CHEM2006/BCH2006 and CHEM2007/BCH2007 and CHEM2008/BCH2008
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The rapidly increasing worldwide demand for environmentally friendly chemical products and processes requires the application of novel and cost-effective technologies for pollution prevention.  Green Chemistry is an emerging new approach focusing on a simple principle that it is better to prevent waste than to treat or clean up waste after it is formed. The course will provide the basic knowledge to select greener solutions in the design and applications of chemicals and chemical processes.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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