Course code FYS374

FYS374 Electrochemical Energy Conversion

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Course responsible: Espen Olsen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in the autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually if needed.
First time: Study year 2014-2015
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:
Lectures, Examples, Discussions
Teaching support:
The course responsible will be available at request
Curriculum will be given in sufficient time before examination.
FYS 251, FYS 271, KJM 100, KJM 120
Recommended prerequisites:
written examination, 3 hours.
Nominal workload:
Organized lectures will be 2 h x15 weeks (30 hours) and 2 h x15 weeks colloquium . Total workload is 300 hours, the difference consisting of own studies, preparation for lectures, examination with preparation.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:

FYS 371 - 1 sp reduction

FYS474 - 10 sp reduction

Type of course:
Engelsk:1x2 hours per week. Colloquia if needed.

The course is given only if at least three students have signed up.

Note: The course will not be taught in the spring term 2015. Starting with the 2015/16 academic year, the course will be taught in the fall term.

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: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått