Postgraduate Course: Electrochemical Engineering (MSc) (PGEE11177)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will provide a broad introduction to Electrochemistry and electrochemical technology. The course will introduce the principles of Electrochemistry and review their application in a wide range of areas such as synthesis, energy systems, materials and surface engineering and water treatment. Special emphasis will be put on the design and engineering aspects behind electrochemical technology.
The course will consist of 20 Lectures which will cover the following topics:
Topic 1: Introduction to Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering
Topic 2: Basic principles of Electrochemistry
Topic 3: Potential and thermodynamics of electrochemical cells
Topic 4: Kinetics of electrode processes
Topic 5: Transport phenomena
Topic 6: Electroanalytical methods
Topic 7: Electrochemical reactors
Topic 8: Electrolysis
Topic 9: Materials and surface engineering
Topic 10: Electrochemical energy systems
Topic 11: Corrosion
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand principles of electrochemical processes.
- Grasp electroanalytical methods and their use.
- Have knowledge of different applications of Electrochemistry in areas such as synthesis, materials, environment and energy.
- Link principles of electrochemistry and electroanalytical results to electrochemical processes and suggest design solutions to engineering problems.
|- Pletcher D, Walsh FC (1990) Industrial Electrochemistry (2nd Edition), London, Blackie Academic & Professional.|
- Fuller TF, Harb JN (2018) Electrochemical Engineering (1st Edition), Hoboken, John Wiley & Sons.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Electrochemistry,Electrochemical Engineering,Fuel cells,Batteries,Materials,Corrosion
|Course organiser||Dr Nacho Tudela-Montes
|Course secretary||Mrs Shona Barnet
Tel: (0131 6)51 7715