Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
MET 477E Introduction to Electrometallurgy English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
2 3 2 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Introduction to Electrometallurgy, Electrochemical principles, Electrolytic conduction, Molar conductivity, Transport numbers, Chemical changes in electrolysis, Examples of electrolysis, Electrode reactions, Stoichiometry of electrolysis (Faraday's Laws), Concentration changes in aqueous electrolytes, Galvanic cells, Electrochemical series, Redox half-cells, Kinetics of electrode reactions, Potentiometric cells, Reversible conditions, Standard Hydrogen Electrode, Potentials and thermodynamics of cells, Decomposition potential, Overpotential, Anodic oxidation, Cathodic reduction, Eh-pH diagrams, Technological applications; Leaching, Precipitation, Metal extraction and refining, Electrowinning of metals, Fused salt electrolysis of aluminum and magnesium, Electroplating, Electrochemical polishing, Batteries, Fuel cells.