Coursebooks 2016-2017

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Electrochemical engineering

ChE-407

Lecturer(s) :

Boghossian Ardemis

Language:

English

Summary

Use thermodynamics, electrochemical kinetics, electrocatalysis and notions of transport phenomena in the design of electrochemical reactors. Application in electrosynthesis and fuel cells. Presentation of examples of industrial processes

Content

- Electrochemical thermodynamics, application to fuel cells.

- Electrochemical Kinetics (Bulter-Volmer and Marcus models).

- Electrochemical kinetics; application to fuel cells.

- Transport phenomena in electrochemistry (determination of the mass transfer coefficient).

- The rotating disk electrode.

- The electrochemical reaction engineering.

- The optimum current density for galvanostatic operation.

- Distribution of current and potential in an electrochemical reactor.

- Examples of large-scale industrial processes.

Keywords

Bulter-Volmer model;  Marcus model;  rotating disk electrode; electrochemical reactor; fuel cells; mass transfer coefficient; electrosynthesis.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Supervision

Assistants Yes

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Electrochemical Engineering (2012) ; Ch. Comninellis et G. Foti (notes)

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9   CHB331 
9-10    
10-11   CHB331 
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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