Dec 01, 2021  
2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar 
2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEE 461 Electrochemical Engineering W | 3.5

Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 0.5
This engineering science course covers aspects of technological applications of electrochemistry. It can be considered as overlap between electrical engineering, electrochemistry and chemical engineering. The course addresses the following 6 major topics of electrochemical engineering: 1) Introduction to Electrochemical Engineering: Electrostatics, Electrodynamics, Electrical Circuit Theory, Faradays Law; 2) Elements of Electrochemical Systems I Electrolyte: Transport processes, electrolyte conductivity, pH and buffer solutions; 3) Elements of Electrochemical Systems II Electrodes: Electrochemical Thermodynamics, Nernst Equation, Reference Electrodes, Cell Potential (Electromotive Force), Electrode Kinetics 4) Electrical Double Layers: Theory & Models, Electrokinetic Phenomena; 5) Electrochemical Energy Engineering: Batteries, Fuel Cells, Electrical & Electrochemical Capacitors; 6) Industrial Electrochemical Processes: Fundamentals, Reactor Design & Parameter, Chlor-Alkali Process, Electrochemical Extraction of Metals, Hall Heroult Process.

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 30
Engineering Design 12

PREREQUISITE(S): CHEE 210 , CHEE 321 , or permission of the department.

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