Electrochemistry (CHEM 405)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Chemistry(CHEM)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Selmiye Alkan Gürsel selmiye@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
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Formal lecture
Interactive,Project based learning
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CONTENT

Fundamentals of electrochemistry including electrode potentials, electrochemical cell, Faradays law, electrical conductivity, mass transfer. Basic techniques in electrochemistry including potentiostatic and galvanostatic methods, cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. Applications of electrochemistry: electrochemical polymerization, conducting polymers, batteries, fuel cells.

LEARNING OUTCOME

Describe (draw) an electrochemical cell, and to calculate potential of an electrochemical cell
Describe thermodynamics of electrochemistry
Explain and use Faraday laws
Discuss about electrode kinetics
Describe conductivity and solve problems about conductivity
Describe electrochemical techniques, including voltammetry and impedance spectroscopy
Discuss about conducting polymers, batteries and fuel cells

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 25
Participation 10
Individual Project 35