10.626 | Spring 2014 | Graduate
Electrochemical Energy Systems
Course Description
This course introduces principles and mathematical models of electrochemical energy conversion and storage. Students study equivalent circuits, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, transport phenomena, electrostatics, porous media, and phase transformations. In addition, this course includes applications to batteries, …
This course introduces principles and mathematical models of electrochemical energy conversion and storage. Students study equivalent circuits, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, transport phenomena, electrostatics, porous media, and phase transformations. In addition, this course includes applications to batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and electrokinetics.
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Drawing of a lithium-ion battery, showing cathode (plus sign) on the left, anode (minus sign) on the right, and lithium ions (small white circles).
An example of a Lithium-ion battery. Learn more about electrochemical energy storage in Lecture 3. (Image by Chem511grpThinLiBat on Wikimedia Commons.)