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Electrochemical kinetics - 4PMPCEL9

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 12.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 18.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0


    ECTS 3.0


Describe (i) the principal mechanisms and elementary steps involved in electrochemical systems and (ii) the relevant quantitative techniques to study them.

LEVEL : advanced lecture in electrochemistry

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A Equations of electrochemical kinetics

  • Nernst law
  • Electrochemical chain
  • Writing electrochemical reaction
  • Reaction rate and rate constant
  • Current density
  • Mass transport equation

B Stationary regime

  • Redox E
  • Modeling of the electrochemical behavior of metals
  • Electrosorption
  • Volmer-Herovsky
  • Electrochemical insertion

C Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
D Linear-sweep voltammetry


Basics in electrochemistry


the course is in ENGLISH and not French
Examination is in French
Written exam (2h)

Contrôle Continu non modifiable en 2ème session : 50% (25 % moyenne des QCM et 25% travail numérique en groupe)
Examen final (écrit en 1ère session ou oral en 2ème session) : 50%

Additional Information

Semester 7 - This course is given in english only EN

Course list
Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 7
Curriculum->Master->Semester 7


Cinétique électrochimique. J.P. Diard, B. Le Gorrec & C. Montella. Hermann, Paris, 1996.
Electrochemical Methods: Fundamentals and Applications. Bard et Faulkner John Wiley & Sons, 2nd edition 2001 (ou version française plus ancienne)