Course code FYS374

FYS374 Electrochemical Energy Conversion

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Course responsible: Jorge Mario Marchetti, Jorge Mario Marchetti
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in the autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Starts in 2018 and it will be given every second year
First time: 2014V
Course contents:
  • Principles for electrochemical energy conversion and thermodynamics
  • Electromotive force and capacitance
  • Electrode materials
  • Electrode reactions
  • Choice of commercially available systems
Learning outcome:
The course is aimed at giving competence in principles and technology for electrochemical conversion of energy.
Learning activities:
The lectures will cover the main topics, ideas, theories, methods and approximations used in fuel cell and batteries.
Teaching support:
The course responsible will be available at request
Syllabus:
Curriculum will be given in sufficient time before examination.
Prerequisites:
KJM100, FYS252, FYS272, MATH111, MATH112, MATH113
Recommended prerequisites:
KJM120
Mandatory activity:
There will be a mandatory hand-in.
Assessment:
Final written examination, 3.5, hours. If corona restrictions still apply, the exam will be graded: Pass/Fail. If society has returned to normal and the exam can be held on campus, the grading will be A til F. 
Nominal workload:
Organized lectures will be 4 h x13 weeks (52 hours) and 2 h x13 weeks colloquium with the TA . Total workload is 250 hours, the difference consisting of own studies, preparation for lectures.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:

FYS 371 - 1 sp reduction

FYS474 - 10 sp reduction

Type of course:
Engelsk: 2x2 hours per week. Colloquia with TA 1x2 hs per week.
Examiner:
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate's exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / F