Electrochemical Energy Systems

Image of LeClanche cell.

The basic structure and packaging of a LeClanche cell. LeClanche cells are covered in Lecture 3. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)


MIT Course Number

10.626 / 10.426

As Taught In

Spring 2011



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Course Description

10.626 introduces principles and mathematical models of electrochemical energy conversion and storage. Students study equivalent circuits, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, transport phenomena, electrostatics, porous media, and phase transformations. In addition, this course includes applications to batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and electrokinetics.

Bazant, Martin. 10.626 Electrochemical Energy Systems, Spring 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemical-engineering/10-626-electrochemical-energy-systems-spring-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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