Module Catalogues

Introduction to Electrochemistry

Module Title Introduction to Electrochemistry
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

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