ChE-603(1) / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Vlachopoulos Nikolaos, Hagfeldt Ulf Anders

Language: English

Remark: Postponed until further notice


Frequency

Every year

Summary

The course presents, with emphasis to fundamental physicochemical principles, the basic principles of electrochemical thermodynamics and physical and chemical kinetics as applied to electrochemical conversion systems: batteries, fuel and biofuel cells, electrolysers and photoelectrochemical cells.

Content

Keywords

Electrochemistry, Energy Conversion, Thermodynamics, Kinetics, Photoelectrochemistry

    

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Undergraduate-level physical chemistry.

Resources

Bibliography

Basic Textbooks

 

1)         Bagotsky, V.S., Fundamentals of Electrochemistry, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 2005.

2)         Memming, R., Semiconductor Electrochemistry, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 2015.

 

Supporting references

 1)         Albery, J., Electrode kinetics, Clarendon Press, 1975.

2)         Bagotsky, V.S., Fuel Cells, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 2012.

3)         Bagotsky, V.S., Skundin, A., and Volfkovich, Y.M., Electrochemical Power Sources: Batteries, Fuel Cells, and Supercapacitors, Wiley, 2015.

4)         Bard, A.J., Inzelt, G., Scholz, F., Electrochemistry Dictionary, 2nd Ed., Springer,2012. 

5)         Grimes, C.A., Varghese, O.K., and Ranjan, S., Light,Water, Hydrogen: The Solar Generation of Hydrogen by Photoelectrolysis, Springer, 2008.

6)         Koryta, J. Dvorak, J.  and L. Kavan, L., Principles of Electrochemistry, Second Edition, Wiley, 1993

7)         Lefrou, C., Fabry, P., Poignet, J.-C., Electrochemistry, the Basics, with Examples, Springer, 2012.

8)         Oldham, K.B., Myland, J.C., Bond, A.M., Electrochemical Science and Technology, Wiley, 2012. Student companion site: http://bcs.wiley.com/he-bcs/Books?action=index&bcsId=7004&itemId=0470710845 (accessed 21-08-2018)

9)         Pletcher, D., Greff, R., Peat, R., Peter, L.P., Robinson, J., Instrumental Methods in Electrochemistry, Southampton Electrochemical Group, University of Southampton, Ellis Horwood Limited, 1985.

10)       Scott, K., Sustainable and Green Electrochemical Science and Technology, Wiley, 2017.

Ressources en bibliothèque

Références suggérées par la bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Exam form: Written (session free)
  • Subject examined: Interfacial Electrochemistry of Metals and Semiconductors for Energy Conversion and Storage 1- Basic concepts
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)

Reference week

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8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
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21-22