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Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering (EGEE)

EGEE 441 Electrochemical Engineering Fundamentals (3) Course covers fundamental principles of electrochemistry, including electrochemical thermodynamics, kinetics, catalysis, and corrosion and focuses on applications such as fuel cells, batteries, and photovoltaics. Each application covers: principles of method, criteria determining performance, present state of development, and advantages/disadvantages. Laboratory demonstration of the performance (current-voltage) measurements of an electrochemical converter is scheduled in this course.

EGEE 441 Electrochemical Engineering Fundamentals (3)

The course will cover the fundamental principles of electrochemistry, including electrochemical thermodynamics, kinetics, catalysis, and corrosion. Students will be exposed to the application of these principles in fuel cells, batteries, and photovoltaics. Students will be able to perform efficiency analysis in these systems. They will also be able to understand the differences between types of fuel cells and distinguish between electrochemical and chemical energy systems. For each of the above application areas students will learn the criteria used to determine their performance, their current state of development, and their advantages/disadvantages. Laboratory demonstration will help to enhance student knowledge and understanding. Student performance will be evaluated through problem sets, quizzes, midterm, project papers, class participation, and final examination. This is a required course in the energy engineering major.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: EME 301 andEME 303 orCH E 220 andCH E 330 orM E 300 andM E 320 orMATSE 401 andMATSE 402

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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