Module Catalogues

Introduction To Electrochemistry

Module Title Introduction To Electrochemistry
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2018/19
Semester SEM2

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, tutorial and course works