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Course Details in 2021/22 Session

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Module Title Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 26222
Module Lead Prof Robert Steinberger-Wilckens
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Seminar-4 hours
Tutorial-6 hours
Guided independent study-70 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description The module will cover the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen technologies and their science:
  • electrochemistry/thermodynamics/energy analysis tools
  • applications of fuel cells and hydrogen
  • hydrogen generation, processing & storage
  • hydrogen as energy storage vector
  • low temperature fuel cells, materials, designs, fuels, and systems
  • high temperature fuel cells, materials, designs, fuels, and systems
  • hydrogen and fuel cell safety issues
  • environmental analysis, market introduction, economy, and policy framework
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Present and critically evaluate the potential, benefits, boundary conditions, and prospects of employing fuel cell and hydrogen technology today and in future markets;
  • Comprehensively describe the Physics, Chemistry and Engineering of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies and be able to apply this knowledge to solve complex problems;
  • Apply this knowledge by employing appropriate technology when faced with a complex engineering design task;
  • Communicate information, concepts, problems and solutions to specialists and non-specialists.
Assessment 26222-01 : Coursework : Coursework (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 100% written coursework (Canvas)
Other None
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