FYS474 Electrochemical Energy Conversion

Credits (ECTS):10

Course responsible:Jorge Mario Marchetti

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Engelsk

Course frequency:Starts in 2018 and it will be given every second year

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.

Teaching and exam period:This course has teaching/evaluation in fall parallel.

About this course

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.
  • The lectures will cover the main topics, ideas, theories, methods and approximations used in fuel cell and batteries.
  • The course responsible will be available at request
  • KJM100, FYS253, FYS254, FYS272, MATH111, MATH112, MATH113
  • Final project that counts for full grade, A-F grading.

  • The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the topic for the final project.
  • There will be a mandatory hand-in.
  • Engelsk: 2x2 hours per week. Colloquia with TA 1x2 hs per week.
  • FYS371 - 1 sp reduction, FYS374 - 10 sp reduction.
  • Special requirements in Science