Course code FYS474

FYS474 Electrochemical Energy Conversion

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Course responsible: 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 fall parallel.
Course frequency: Starts in 2018 and it will be given every second year
First time: 2015H
Course contents:
Engelsk:Principles for electrochemical energy conversion and thermodynamics. Electromotive force. Capacity. 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 the course starts.
Prerequisites:
KJM100, FYS252, FYS272, MATH111, MATH112, MATH113
Recommended prerequisites:
KJM120,
Mandatory activity:
There will be a mandatory hand-in.
Assessment:
Final project that counts for full grade, A-F grading.
Nominal workload:
Organized lectures will be 4 h x13 weeks (52 hours) and 2 h x13 weeks colloquium with the TA . Total workload is 300 hours, the difference consisting of own studies, preparation for lectures.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
FYS 371 - 1 sp reduction,  FYS 374 - 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.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Passed / Failed