I. Introduction

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Syllabus, Overview

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Basic Physics of Galvanic Cells, Electrochemical Energy Conversion (PDF)

2011 Lecture 1: Basic Physics of Galvanic Cells (PDF)
2011 Lecture 2: Electrochemical Energy Conversion (PDF)
[Newman] Chapter 1.
[O’Hayre] Chapter 2.

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Electrochemical Energy Storage (PDF)

2011 Lecture 3: Electrochemical Energy Storage (PDF)
[Huggins] Chapter 1.

II. Circuit Models

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Equivalent Circuit Dynamics

2011 Lecture 4: Dynamics of Equivalent Circuits (PDF)

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Impedance I

2011 Lecture 5: Impedance spectroscopy (PDF  1.6MB)
[Bard] Chapter 10.
[O’Hayre] Chapter 7, sec. 3.4.

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Impedance II & Impedance III

2011 Lecture 6: Impedance of Electrode (PDF)

III. Thermodynamics

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Statistical Thermodynamics, Regular Solution Model

2011 Lecture 7: Statistical Thermodynamics (PDF)

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Nernst Equation, Open Circuit Voltage

2011 Lecture 8: The Nernst Equation (PDF)
[Newman] Chapter 2.

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Fuel Cells and Batteries

2011 Lecture 9: Fuel Cells and LeadAcid Batteries (PDF)
[O’Hayre] Chapter 2.

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Pourbaix Diagram (PDF)

2011 Lecture 9: Fuel Cells and LeadAcid Batteries (PDF)
Prentice, Geoffrey A. Chapter 3 in Electrochemical Engineering Principles. Prentice Hall, 1990. ISBN: 9780132490382.

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Metal Acid Batteries, Lemon Battery Demo (PDF)

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Liion Batteries, Pseudocapacitance (PDF  1.3MB)

2011 Lecture 10: Liion Batteries (PDF)
2011 Lecture 37: Pseudocapacitors and Batterie (PDF  2.1MB)
[Huggins] Chapters 2 and 6.

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Ideal Solution Model, Linear Sweep Voltammetry (PDF)

2011 Lecture 11: Reconstitution Electrodes (PDF)
[Huggins] Chapters 3 and 6.

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Regular Solution Model, Phase Separation

2011 Lecture 11: Reconstitution Electrodes (PDF)

IV. Kinetics

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Reactions in Concentrated Solutions

2011 Lecture 14: Faradaic Reactions in Concentrated Solutions (PDF)
Bazant, M. Z. “Theory of Chemical Kinetics and Charge Transfer Based on Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics.” Accounts of Chemical Research 46, no. 5 (2013): 1146–47.

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Faradaic Reactions

2011 Lecture 12: Faradaic Reactions in Dilute Solutions (PDF)
2011 Lecture 13: ButlerVolmer Equation (PDF)
Bazant, M. Z. “Theory of Chemical Kinetics and Charge Transfer Based on Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics.” Accounts of Chemical Research 46, no. 5 (2013): 1148–49.

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ButlerVolmer Equation

[O’Hayre] Chapter 3.
[Newman] Chapter 8.
[Bard] Chapter 3.

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Electrocatalysis (PDF)

2011 Lecture 15: Ion Adsorption and Intercalation (PDF)
Bazant, M. Z. “Theory of Chemical Kinetics and Charge Transfer Based on Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics.” Accounts of Chemical Research 46, no. 5 (2013): 1155–57.

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Electrochemical Phase Transformations (PDF  1.5MB)

Bai, P., D. A. Cogswell, et al. “Suppression of Phase Separation in LiFePO4 Nanoparticles During Battery Discharge.” Nano Letters 11, no. 11 (2011): 4890–96.

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Homogeneous Charge Transfer (PDF)

[Bard] Chapter 3, sec. 6.

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Heterogeneous Charge Transfer (PDF)

Bazant, M. Z. “Theory of Chemical Kinetics and Charge Transfer Based on Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics.” Accounts of Chemical Research 46, no. 5 (2013): 1149–50.

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Charge Transfer at Metal Electrodes (PDF)

Bai, P., and M. Z. Bazant. “Charge Transfer Kinetics at the Solid/Solid Interface in Porous Electrodes.” Nature Communications 5, no. 3585 (2014).
Zeng, Y., R. Smith, P. Bai, and M.Z. Bazant. “Simple Formula for MarcusHushChidsey Kinetics.” J. Electroanal. Chem. 735(2014): 7783.

V. Transport Phenomena

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Concentration Polarization

2011 Lecture 16: Concentration Polarization (PDF)
[O’Hayre] Chapter 5.2.

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Transient Diffusion

2011 Lecture 19: Transient Diffusion (PDF)
[Bard] Chapters 7 and 8.

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Warburg Impedance

2011 Lecture 20: Warburg Impedance (PDF)
[Bard] Chapter 10.

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Forced Convection I (PDF)

2011 Lecture 17: Forced Convection in Fuel Cells (I) (PDF)
[O’Hayre] Chapter 5.3.
[Newman] Chapter 17.
Deen, William M. Analysis of Transport Phenomena. Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780195084948.
Braff, W. A., C. R. Buie, et al. “Boundary Layer Analysis of Electrochemical Cells.” Journal of the Electrochemical Society 160, no. 11 (2013): A2056–63.

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Forced Convection II (PDF)

Braff, W. A., C. R. Buie, et al. “Boundary Layer Analysis of Electrochemical Cells.” Journal of the Electrochemical Society 160, no. 11 (2013): A2056–63.

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Forced Convection III

2011 Lecture 18: Forced Convection in Fuel Cells II (PDF)

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Transport in Solids

2011 Lecture 21: Solids and Concentrated Solutions (PDF)
Bazant, M. Z. “Theory of Chemical Kinetics and Charge Transfer Based on Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics.” Accounts of Chemical Research 46, no. 5 (2013): 1147.

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Concentrated Solutions, Bulk Electrolytes

2011 Lecture 22: Transport in Bulk Electrolytes (PDF)
[Newman] Chapter 11.

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Homogeneous Reactiondiffusion (PDF)

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Ion Concentration Polarization

2011 Lecture 22: Transport in Bulk Electrolytes (PDF)
2011 Lecture 23: Ion Concentration Polarization (PDF)
[Newman] Chapter 11.
[Newman] Chapter 4.

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Double Layers, Supercapacitors

2011 Lecture 24: Diffuse Charge in Electrolyte (PDF)
2011 Lecture 25: Diffuse Double Layer Structure (PDF)
[Newman] Chapter 7.

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Transport in Porous Media

2011 Lecture 32: Percolation (PDF)
2011 Lecture 33: Macroscopic Conductivity of Composite (PDF  1.5MB)
2011 Lecture 34: Transport in Porous Media (PDF  1.5MB)

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Scaling Analysis of Energy Storage

2012 Lecture 36–37: Scaling Analysis of Energy Storage by Porous Electrodes (PDF)

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Porous Electrodes (Overview)

2011 Lecture 35: Porous Electrodes (I. Supercapacitors) (PDF  1.1MB)
2011 Lecture 36: Electrochemical Supercapacitor (PDF  1.3MB)
2011 Lecture 37: Pseudocapacitors and Batteries (PDF  2.1MB)
[Newman] Chapter 22.
Ferguson, T. R., and M. Z. Bazant. “Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Porous Electrodes.” Journal Electrochemical Society 159, no. 12 (2012): A1967–A1985.
