KE2300 Electrochemical Energy Devices 7.5 credits

Elektrokemiska energiomvandlare

The overall aim of the course is to let the participants attain knowledge about operating principles, materials, design, applications and system aspects of electrochemical energy devices, within the categories batteries, fuel cells, electrochemical solar cells and supercapacitors.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Batteries
  • Fuel cells
  • Electrolysers
  • Electrochemical solar cells

For each of these categories the following will be covered: operating principles, materials, design, properties and capabilities, applications and system aspects.

Intended learning outcomes *

The overall aim of the course is to let the participants attain knowledge about operating principles, materials, design, applications and system aspects of electrochemical energy devices, within the categories batteries, fuel cells, electrolysers and electrochemical solar cells.

For a passing grade the students should be able to:

  • Describe the operating principle, figures of merit and characterization methods of electrochemical energy devices. (TENA, PRO1)
  • Explain how operating conditions, selection of materials and design affects the properties of the devices. (TENA, PRO1)
  • Discuss application areas and system aspects, make choices and evaluate technologies and be able to inform about the technology. (TENA, PRO1)

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

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Recommended prerequisites

The course KE 2110 Applied Electrochemistry is recommended, although not a requirement

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TENA - Examination, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Göran Lindbergh

Further information

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Offered by

CBH/Chemical Engineering

Main field of study *

Chemical Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

The course KE 2110 Applied Electrochemistry can provide further in-depth understanding after completion of this course.

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.