Electrochemical Reactions

Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID40002663

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 51
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization535

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • Υ13 Physical Chemistry III
Learning Outcomes
Electrochemistry principles. Introduction to basic electrochemical techniques. Overview of typical electrochemical applications.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Lectures Electrochemical reactions and electrified interfaces.Parameters affecting the pathway of electrochemical reactions. Electron transfer kinetics. Mass transfer effects. Methods for the study of electrochemical reactions (polarography, cyclic voltammetry, rotating disc electrode, chronoamperometry). Electrochemical systems of practical interest: Electrochemical systems for energy conversion (batteries, fuel cells etc). Electrochemical processes-electrolysis. Electrocatalysis. Electrode modification. Electrodeposition of metals and conducting polymers. Corrosion, passivation and corrosion protection of metals. Photoelectrochemical applications. Laboratory Study of the electrode/solution interphase. Polarographic and voltammetric study of reversible and irreversible electrode reactions. Study of reactions of practical interest: electrodeposition, corrosion-passivation and corrosion protection of metals. Photoelectrochemical applications.
electrochemistry, electrode reactions, electrochemical applications
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work301.2
Reading Assigment150.6
Written assigments100.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Γ.Κοκκινίδης, “Αρχές και μέθοδοι μελέτης ηλεκτροδιακών δράσεων”, Eκδόσεις Γιαχούδη-Γιαπούλη Ο.Ε., Θεσσαλονίκη, 1992. 2. Ι.Α.Μουμτζής και Δ.Π.Σαζού, “Ηλεκτροχημεία”, Eκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1997.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Bockris, J. O'M. (John O'M.), 1923-, Reddy, Amulya K. N.Modern electrochemistry : an introduction to an interdisciplinaryarea / New York : Plenum Press, [1970] 2. D. Pletcher , “A First Course in Electrode Processes”, The Electrochemical Consultancy, Romsey, England, 1991. 3. D. Pletcher and F.C.Walsh, “Industrial Electrochemistry”, 2nd Edition, Blackie Academic & Professional, 1993. (Βιβλιοθήκη Χημικού, TP255.P57) 4. Walsh, Frank C., “A first course in electrochemical engineering”, The Electrochemical Consultancy, 1993. (Βιβλιοθήκη Χημικού, QD273.W35)
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