Course Details in 2021/22 Session
|Module Title ||Advanced Electrochemical Applications|
|Department || Chemical Engineering|
|Module Code || 04 26226 |
|Module Lead ||Dr Shangfeng Du|
|Level || Masters Level |
|Credits || 10 |
|Semester|| Semester 1|
Introduction to Electrochemistry - (04 26223)
|Restrictions || None |
Practical Classes and workshops-6 hours
Guided independent study-75 hours
Total: 100 hours
|Exclusions || |
|Description || This module will cover the theories and applications of electrochemistry and will be divided into four parts:|
(i) Energy applications: e.g. Batteries, flow batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors.
(ii) Deposition/Dissolution Phenomena: e.g. Electrodeposition, electroplating, Corrosion.
(iii) AC Impedance methods: e.g. Introduction to AC methods, application to fuel cells
(iv) Further Electrochemistry Topics: e.g. Advanced kinetics & mechanism, Theoretical electrochemistry: Marcus theory, modelling.
|Learning Outcomes || By the end of the module students should be able to:|
- Describe the basic electrochemistry of batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, corrosion and electrodeposition, and be able to apply this knowledge to moderately complex electrochemical problems.
- Inspect and appraise the performance of batteries, fuel cells and supercapacitors in terms of their power output, durability and sustainability.
- Plan and design experimental procedures to critically evaluate the catalyst activities for the common electrochemical reactions, including using both voltammetry and impedance methods.
- Interpret information, concepts, problems and solutions to specialists and non-specialists.
26226-01 : Online Class Test : Class Test (80%)
26226-03 : Lab Report : Log Book/ Portfolio (20%)
|Assessment Methods & Exceptions || Assessment:|
Coursework - Lab practical report (30%)
Open book online quizzes on Canvas (70%)
100% open book online quizzes on Canvas
|Other || None|