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Module Title Advanced Electrochemical Applications
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 26226
Module Lead Dr Surbhi Sharma
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites Introduction to Electrochemistry - (04 26223)
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Exclusions
Description This module will cover the theories and applications of electrochemistry and will be divided into six parts:
  • (i) Principles of Electrochemistry inc. Electron-Transfer Kinetics, Nernst, Electrode Reactions, Butler-Volmer, Overpotentials, Cell Voltages
  • (ii) Electroanalytical Methods & Techniques (Voltammetry/Amperometry/Chrono/RDE/RRDE/RCE,Tafel,EIS)
  • (iii) Battery Technologies
  • (iv) Fuel Cell Technologies
  • (v) Electrolysis and Electroplating
  • (vi) Corrosion: Introduction to Corrosion of Metals in Aqueous Environments & Corrosion of PEMFC BPPs
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the main theories and applications of electrochemistry
  • Apply their understanding to solve electrochemical problems
Assessment 26226-01 : Exam : Exam (School Arranged) - Open Book (70%)
26226-03 : Lab Report : Log Book/ Portfolio (30%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 30% lab report (based on physical lab session if permittted or provided data), 70% online class test (Canvas). Reassessment: 100% online class test.
Other None
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