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Course Details in 2021/22 Session


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Module Title Introduction to Electrochemistry
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 26223
Module Lead Dr Neil V Rees
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites Techniques for Fuel Cell Characterisation - (03 26219)
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Seminar-2 hours
Tutorial-6 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-6 hours
Guided independent study-66 hours
Total: 100 hours
Exclusions
Description The module with cover the basics of modern electrochemistry, including:
  • Equilibrium electrochemistry/thermodynamics
  • Dynamic electrochemistry & kinetics
  • Faradaic vs Galvanic electrochemistry
  • Common experimental techniques
  • Illustrative case studies
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Apply the methods and techniques learned to review, extend and apply their knowledge and understanding, to initiate and perform short projects.
  • Critically evaluate arguments and data, to construct judgements and appropriate questions to enable a solution (or solutions) to a problem to be reached
  • Communicate information, concepts, problems and solutions to specialists and non-specialists.
Assessment 26223-02 : Coursework : Coursework (50%)
26223-04 : Online Class Test : Class Test (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 50% class test (can be online), 50% coursework. Reassessment: exam 100%
Other None
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