Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11804ELECTROCHEMISTRY APPLICATIONS IN TECHNOLOGYElective483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Electrochemistry is a component part of physical and analytical chemistry and plays an important role in many areas of science and technology. The main objective is to provide a wide coverage of electrochemical applications in industry.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Zekerya Dursun; Prof. Dr. F. Nil Ertaş
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to know the basic components of electrochemical instruments
2Gain an ability to interpret the basic electrochemistry knowledge in industrial applications.
3Be able to choose proper methods for a particular surface analysis and principles underlying the method
4Be able to compare and interpret the advantages or limitations of electrochemical synthesis of some industrial materials
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fundamentals of electrochemistry and their application in industry are given. The use of electrochemical processes in the manufacture and refining of many basic chemicals and special materials are discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Fundamentals of electrochemistry
2Thermodynamic aspects of electrochemistry
3Double layer formation and capacity
4Galvanic cells and activation potential
5Electrolytic cells and cell design
6Industrial applications of electrochemistry
7Fuel cells
8Midterm exam
9Electrocatalysis
10Electrophoresis, electrodialysis
11Electro-organic synthesis and electropolymerization
12Corrosion and Tafel equations
13Electrode morphology and its characterization
14Prob and scanning electron microscopic techniques
15Project presentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s): Electrochemistry, C.H. Hamann, A. Hamnett, W. Vielstich, Wiley-VCH, 1997
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11616
Final Examination11616
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation11414
Individual Study for Homework Problems4416
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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