Credits: 4

Schedule: 09.01.2019 - 18.02.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Tanja Kallio

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the student will be able to

-       understand the thermodynamics in electrolyte solutions

-       use simple models for ion-solvent and ion-ion interaction

-       use transport equations

-       understand the concept of the electrochemical cell

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Thermodynamics of electrolyte solutions, Born model, Debye-Hückel theory, the electrochemical cell and structure and capacitance of charged interfaces. The aim of the course is to introduce the utilization of electrochemistry in industrial applications and research, for instance, processing of metals, fuel cells and biomembranes.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, homework problems and/or seminar presentation, written or oral examination.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

4 cr = 108 h

-       lectures 24 h

-       exam 4 h

-       independent study 80 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Murtomäki, Kallio, Lahtinen, Kontturi: Sähkökemia (in Finnish) and material delivered in lectures.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A part of the course CHEM-E4145 Electrochemistry (10 cr)

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 – 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration via WebOodi. Please see WebOodi for registration dates.


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