Green Chemistry (CHMI 3006 EL)

Course Description:

This course covers the 12 principles of green chemistry, atom economy and methods to reduce toxicity and wastes. Synthetic routes using green reagents, catalysts and solvents as well as renewable resources and alternative energy sources are examined. The application of green chemistry in major industrial processes is considered in the context of implementing clean technology and sustainability. PREREQ: CHMI 2426 and CHMI 2316. (lec 3) cr 3.


All of the textbooks listed below are suitable for this course.
Lancaster, M. (2016) Green Chemistry: An introductory text (3rd Ed.), Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, U.K.; ISBN: 978-1-78262-294-9.
Matlack, A.S. (2010) Introduction to Green Chemistry (2nd Ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL; ISBN: 978-1420078114.
Ahluwalia, V.K. (2013) Green Chemistry, Alpha Science International Ltd., Oxford, U.K.; ISBN: 978-1-84265-753-9.
Anastas, P. & Warner, J. (2000) Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K.; ISBN: 978-0198506980.

Current Class Hours (Fall 2019): Fri 10:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in room C-318.

The syllabus for this course can be downloaded here.

Lecture Handouts and Assignments can be downloaded here.