Course code FYS374

FYS374 Electrochemical Energy Conversion

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Course responsible: Espen Olsen, 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: Annually if needed.
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:
Lectures, Examples, Discussions
Teaching support:
The course responsible will be available at request
Syllabus:
Curriculum will be given in sufficient time before examination.
Prerequisites:
FYS 251, FYS 271, KJM 100, KJM 120
Recommended prerequisites:
Assessment:
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.
Note:

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.

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