Unit 1: Equilibrium Electrochemistry or "Ions in Solution" 
1 
Thermodynamic and transport properties of electrolytes  aqueous and molten 
Problem Set 1 out 
2 
Solution models: DebyeHückel (aqueous), Temkin (molten salts) 

3 
Electrode potentials (the underlying physics, i.e., electron excess or electron deficiency on the electrode) 
Problem Set 1 due 
4 
Emf series (aqueous and molten salts) 
Problem Set 2 out 
5 
Reference electrodes (thermodynamics [establishing the voltage value] and kinetics [their iE characteristic]) 

6 
(cont.) 
Problem Set 2 due 
Unit 2: Electrochemical Kinetics or Rate of Processs in Electrochemistry 
7 
Electrodeelectrolyte interface, nature of the double layer 
Problem Set 3 out 
8 
Kinetics of electrode processes, competition between processes involving mass transport and interfacial processes such as charge transfer at the electrode/electrolyte interface 

9 
(cont.) 
Problem Set 3 due 
10 
Laboratory techniques to determine rate and mechanism: controlled E, controlled i, a.c. methods, i.e., a.c. voltammetry and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, including underlying electrical engineering  construction of the equivalent circuit 
Problem Set 4 out 
11 
(cont.) 

12 
Phasors and impedance plots in the complex plane  data interpretation for process optimization, online control 
Problem Set 4 due 
13 
Stationary and rotating electrodes 
Problem Set 5 out 
14 
Test 1 

Unit 3: Electrochemical Processing 
15 
Winning, refining, plating, synthesis 
Problem Set 5 due 
16 
Current efficiency, voltage efficiency, power efficiency, energy balances

Problem Set 6 out 
17 
Materials issues and environmental issues 

18 
Case studies on Hall cell electrolysis to produce aluminum and electrolytic production of magnesium by both the Dow process and the I.G. Farben process 
Problem Set 6 due 
19 
Contemporary industrial practice  includes consideration of environmental issues 
Problem Set 7 out 
Omissions 
20 
Batteries & fuel cells. 

21 
(cont.) 
Problem Set 7 due 
22 
Test 2 
