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CHEM6135 Practical Techniques in Electrochemistry

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

To provide experience of the basic practical techniques used in modern instrumental electrochemistry.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • A basic understanding of experimental techniques in electrochemical research so that the student is able to design experiments that use the basic techniques.


Students will complete 6 experiments: Origin practise Cyclic voltammetry Factors affecting instrumental response RDE and RRDE Microelectrodes AC Impedance

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Practical experiments

Supervised time in studio/workshop24
Preparation for scheduled sessions36
Practical classes and workshops24
Completion of assessment task90
Total study time174



MethodPercentage contribution
Laboratory Report 33%
Laboratory Report 33%
Oral presentation 34%
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