Code: CTQ-015


Title: Porous Solids Characterization


Level: Master / PhD

Mandatory: no

Total study time: 120h                                     TPI: (2-4-4)



Porous Solids used in adsorption and catalysis processes. Molecular sieves: composition, structure and characterization. Activated carbon: raw materials, activation processes, textural and chemical characteristics.



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