Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

Course Description

This course introduces principles, mathematical models and implementation of electrochemical energy conversion and storage. The principle of electrochemistry is introduced, including components of an electrolytic cell, Nernst’s equation, thermodynamics and electrokinetics. The basic of power conversion is also introduced, including power electronics switches, converters and their control. The applications to batteries, solar cells, fuel cells and other emerging energy generation technologies are explored.



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