SPGS 015 : Electrochemistry

SPGS 015 : Electrochemistry

  • course description:

    This course covers the basic theory and application of electrochemical science that includes redox reaction, operation of voltaic cell, emf. calculation, corrosion and its prevention.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Write and balance redox equations in acidic and basic solution.
    - Define the voltaic cell, batteries and its working principles.
    - Know how corrosion takes place in metals and its prevention.
    - Understand the calculation of emf using Nernst equation.

  • Course outlines:

    - Introduction to redox reaction and balancing of redox equations.
    - Electrochemistry and its application in industries.
    - Electrolytic process, Fuel cells and batteries.
    - Nernst equation.
    - Corrosion and its prevention.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Observing the working model of voltaic cell, taking readings, studying the conditions supporting and opposing the corrosion of metals and preventive methods.

  • who should attend?

    - Laboratory chemist.
    - Electrochemist.
    - Laboratory technicians.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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