Module Catalogues

Introduction to Electrochemistry

Module Title Introduction to Electrochemistry
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50

Aims and Fit of Module

This course provides the understanding of Equilibrium Electrochemistry and to enable students to understand the kinetics of electron transfer reactions at the electrode/electrolyte interface.

Learning outcomes

A discuss how electrochemical potential arises
B understand the difference between galvanic cells and electrolytic cells
C use half-cell reactions to evaluate cell potential
D discuss the thermodynamic relationships associated with electrochemical cells
E understand the formation of electrochemical double layer
F discuss mass transport in electrochemical cells
G understand kinetics of heterogeneous electron transfer

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures and tutorials