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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 practical's: Basic treatment of electrochemical data with origin (computer based) Factors affecting instrumental response in electrochemistry (laboratory based) Simulations of electrochemical reactions (computer based) Electrochemical experiments with a rotating disc electrode (laboratory based) AC Impedance (laboratory based) Microelectrodes (laboratory based)

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Practical experiments

Practical classes and workshops24
Completion of assessment task90
Preparation for scheduled sessions36
Total study time150



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

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

Linked modules

Pre-Requisite: CHEM6022

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