Electrochemistry The Basics, with Examples. This book provides a balanced coverage of the thermodynamic and kinetic processes at the heart of electrochemical reactions and electrochemical systems.
While the first half gives an overview of the fundamental concepts appropriate to undergraduate students, the second half gives an in depth account of electrochemical systems suitable to experienced scientists and course lecturers. The concepts are clearly explained and well illustrated.
Mathematical treatments are included but kept to a minimum. The book contains a number of problems with detailed worked out answers. The book ambitions to become a reference book in the fast-growing field of nanostructured materials for energy storage and conversion which is expected to shape the next-generation lithium-ion batteries driven by a highly demanding and fast-expanding market. The book consists of 11 chapters covering the most critical aspects of the science and technology of nanomaterial electrodes for application in advanced lithium-ion batteries.
The chapters include nanostructured anode materials based on Si, Ge, Sn, and other metals and metal oxides together with cathode materials of olivine, the hexagonal and spinel crystal structures. From the chemistry aspect, graphene is the extrapolated extreme of condensed polycyclic hydrocarbon molecules to infinite size. Here, the concept of aromaticity, which organic chemists utilize, is applicable. Interesting issues appearing between physics and chemistry are pronounced in nano-sized graphene nanographene , as we recognize the importance of the shape of nanographene in understanding its electronic structure.
This book comprehensively discusses the fundamental issues related to the electronic, magnetic, and chemical properties of condensed polycyclic hyodrocarbon molecules, nanographene, and graphene. Many-electron Electrochemical Processes. Author s : Alexander A. The authors provide a unified concept for understanding multi-electron processes in electrochemical systems such as molten salts, ionic liquids, or ionic solutions.
Therefore this monograph is a unique resource for basic electrochemical research but also for many important applications such as electrodeposition, electrorefining, or electrowinning of polyvalent metals from molten salts and other ionic media. Electrochemical Dictionary, 2nd edition Editors: A. Bard, G. Inzelt, F. This second edition of the highly successful dictionary offers more than new or revised terms.
A distinguished panel of electrochemists provides up-to-date, broad and authoritative coverage of terms most used in electrochemistry and energy research as well as related fields, including relevant areas of physics and engineering. Each entry supplies a clear and precise explanation of the term and provides references to the most useful reviews, books and original papers to enable readers to pursue a deeper understanding if so desired.
Almost figures and illustrations elaborate the textual definitions. Polymer electrolyte membrane and direct methanol fuel cell technology Volume 1: Fundamentals and performance of low temperature fuel cells Volume 2: In-situ characterisation techniques for low-temperature fuel cells. Author s : Christoph Hartnig, Christina Roth eds. PEMFCs and DMFCs represent promising low-temperature electrochemical power generation technologies that operate on hydrogen and methanol, respectively. Volume 1 covers the fundamental science and engineering of these types of fuel cell, while volume 2 is dedicated to sophisticated in-situ characterisation methods.
Author s : Keith B. Oldham, Jan C. Myland and Alan M. The book treats electrochemistry as a science in its own right, albeit firmly based on foundations provided by Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Early chapters discuss the electrical and chemical properties of materials from which electrochemical cells are constructed. The behavior of such cells is addressed in later chapters, with emphasis on the electrodes and the reactions that occur on their surfaces. The role of transport to and from electrodes is a topic that commands attention , because it crucially determines cell efficiency.
Final chapters deal with voltammetry, the methodology used to investigate electrode behavior. Self-Organization in Electrochemical Systems. I: General Principles of Self-Organization. Temporal Instabilities.
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The two-volume monograph which discusses both the theory and experimental manifestations of self-organization periodic and chaotic oscillations, multistability in electrochemical systems. The first volume describes self-organization as a function of time, without taking into account the spatial heterogeneity. The second volume is devoted to self-organization developing in space and time, leading to corresponding dissipative patterns, including a.
Characteristics of experimental and model electrochemical systems is preceded by universal mathematical foundations of nonlinear dynamics. Length of Book Pages : pages Vol. I ; pages Vol. I: ,85 Euro hardcover ; ,79 Euro eBook Vol. II: ,25 Euro hardcover ; ,64 Euro eBook. Author s : J. Bringing together the latest research this book applies new modelling techniques to corrosion issues in aircraft structures.
It describes complex numerical models and simulations from the microscale to the macroscale for corrosion of the aluminium Al alloys that are typically used for aircraft construction, such as AA The approach is also applicable to a range of other types of structures, such as automobiles and other forms of ground vehicles. The main motivation for developing the corrosion models and simulations was to make significant technical advancements in the fields of aircraft design using current and new materials , surface protection systems against corrosion and degradation and maintenance.
The corrosion models address pitting and intergranular corrosion microscale of Al alloys, crevice corrosion in occluded areas, such as joints mesoscale , galvanic corrosion of aircraft structural elements macroscale , as well as, the effect of surface protection methods anodisation, corrosion inhibitor release, clad layer, etc. The book describes the electrochemical basis for the models, their numerical implementation, and experimental validation and how the corrosion rate of the Al alloys at the various scales is influenced by its material properties and the surface protection methods.
It will be of interest to scientists and engineers interested in corrosion modelling, aircraft corrosion, corrosion of other types of vehicle structures such as automobiles and ground vehicles, electrochemistry of corrosion, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, and intergranular corrosion. Topics examined in this volume include: single event electrochemistry, nanoparticle electrocatalysis, bipolar electrochemistry in the nanosciences, nanocarbon electrochemistry, electrochemistry within template nanosystems and electrochemistry within liquid nanosystems.
The volume is a key reference in the field of electrochemistry, allowing the reader to become acquainted with the latest research and opinion. Purchasers of the print edition can register for free access to the electronic version.
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This book presents problems and worked examples for a wide range of theoretical and experimental subjects in the field of voltammetry. The reader is assumed to have knowledge up to a Master's level of physical chemistry, but no exposure to electrochemistry in general, or voltammetry in particular. The problems range in difficulty from senior undergraduate to research level, and develop important practical approaches in voltammetry. The problems presented in the earlier chapters focus on the fundamental theories of thermodynamics, electron transfer and diffusion.
Voltammetric experiments and their analysis are then considered, including extensive problems on both microelectrode and macroelectrode voltammetry. Convection, hydrodynamic electrodes, homogenous kinetics, adsorption and electroanalytical applications are discussed in the later chapters, as well as problems on two rapidly developing fields of voltammetry: weakly supported media and nanoscale electrodes. This book provides an overview of biosensors based on amperometry, conductimetry, potentiometry, square-wave voltammetry, impedance, and electrochemiluminescence and describes the use of ultramicroelectrodes for the real-time monitoring and understanding of exocytosis.
Areas of particular interest are the use of silver and gold nanoparticles for signal amplification, photocurrent transduction, and aptamer design.
Moreover, advanced insights in the innovative concept of self-powered biosensors derived from biofuel cells are also discussed. Author s : Alejandro A. This book focuses on the recent research progresses on the fundamental understanding of the materials degradation phenomena in PEFC, for automotive applications. On a multidisciplinary basis, this book provides a complete and comprehensive critical review on crucial scientific topics related to PEFC materials degradation, and ensures a strong complementarity between experimental and theoretical analysis experimental accelerated aging methods in ex-situ and in-situ conditions, stability properties of nanoparticles, structural and physicochemical characterization of methods of degradation, detailed theoretical modeling, elementary mechanisms, nano-electrocatalysts and carbon support behaviour under realistic operation conditions Laser-enabled measurements are valuable tools for the investigation of surfaces and interfaces or for the in situ investigation of interfacial processes including electrode processes.
In the first part of this book, the authors describe a range of techniques for investigating interfacial tension and surface stress, which is important for coatings, thin films, and fuel cells. The techniques covered comprise bending beam bending plate, bending cantilever, wafer curvature methods with different detection techniques.
Special attention is given to methods using optical detection by laser beam deflection or interferometry. The second part is devoted to the techniques based on the detection of refractive index gradients in the solution. The application of the techniques to surface-confined and solution electrochemical systems is described. Subsequently, a comparison with others techniques able to monitor ion fluxes is performed.
Compiling the cumulative research of the last two decades on theoretical considerations and practical applications of impedance spectroscopy, this book covers all of the topics that will help readers quickly determine whether this technique is an appropriate method of analysis for their own research problems, and how to apply it. Unique to this monograph is an emphasis on practical applications of impedance spectroscopy. Impedance Spectroscopy is developed around a representative catalogue of the most commonly encountered impedance data examples for large variety of established, emerging, and non-conventional experimental and applied systems.
The book also presents theoretical considerations for dealing with impedance data modeling, equivalent circuits, relevant complex domain mathematical equations, and physical and chemical interpretation of the experimental results for many problems encountered in research and industrial settings. A review of impedance instrumentation, selection of best measurement methods for particular systems, and analysis of potential sources of error is further included. The book presents a comprehensive overview of the theory of the technological processes of lead-acid battery manufacture and their influence on battery performance parameters.
It summarizes the current knowledge about the technology of lead-acid battery production and presents it in the form of an integral theory.
This theory is supported by ample illustrative material and experimental data, thus allowing technologists and engineers to control the technological processes in battery plants and providing university lecturers with a toll for clear and in-depth presentation of the technology of lead-acid battery production in their courses. The relationship between the technological processes and the performance characteristics of the batteries is disclosed too.
This volume introduces a variety of viable electrochemical methods to identify reaction mechanisms and evaluate relevant kinetic properties of insertion electrodes. Author s : Wolfgang E. Hansal and Sudipta Roy. This long awaited book appears after more than 25 years of the publication of the first pulse plating book in the mid-eighties.
The book aims to cover pulse plating advancements over the quarter century following the first book - from mid-eighties to the first decade of the 21st century. New understanding and developments on fundamental and applied aspects of pulse plating, which has been enabled by the rapid development of digital current rectifiers is a great differentiator against the first pulse plating book.
Novel approaches to pulse plating, using knowledge based approaches such as modeling analysis, to solve particular problems have been elaborated. Nanotechnology has attracted billions of venture capital from research institutes, governments, and industries in recent years. Traditional nanofabrication techniques, such as CVD, sol-gel, and self-assembly, have been intensively studied.
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