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CHEE 363 Electrochemical Engineering

CHEE 363  Electrochemical Engineering  Units: 3.50  

This engineering science course covers aspects of technological applications of electrochemistry. It can be considered as overlap between electrical engineering, electrochemistry and chemical engineering. The course addresses the following 7 major topics of electrochemical engineering: 1) Introduction into Electrochemical Engineering and Systems: Characteristics, Charge Conservation, Faraday's Law; 2) Elements of Electrochemical Systems I. Electrolytes: Transport processes, electrolyte conductivity, pH and buffer solutions; 3) Elements of Electrochemical Systems II. Electrodes: Electrochemical Thermodynamics, Nernst Equation, Reference Electrodes, Cell Potential, Electrochemical Kinetics; 4) Electrical Double Layers: Theory & Models, Electrokinetic Phenomena; 5) Electrochemical Characterization Methods: Cyclic Voltammetry, Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy; 6) Electrochemical Energy Engineering: Batteries, Fuel Cells, Electrical & Electrochemical Capacitors; 7) Industrial Electrochemical Processes: Fundamentals, Reactor Design & Parameter, Chlor-Alkali Process, Electrochemical Extraction of Metals, Hall-Heroult Process.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: CHEE 210, CHEE 270, CHEE 321, or permission of the department. Corequisites: Exclusions: CHEE 461  
Offering Term: W  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 30  
Engineering Design 12  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering