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AP4176 - Energy Materials for the Current Century

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Physics
Credit Units
3
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
 
Course Aims

Energy has become a large societal issue due to the current reliance on non-renewable energy resources and their negative impact on the environment. Therefore, there is great interest in clean and renewable energy resources that would impact the globe in the near future. This course aims to introduce materials that revolutionize the current world with various energy options. The materials that control the performance of various energy sources such as photovoltaic devices, fuel cells, thermo-electric devices, and artificial photosynthesis are explored. In addition, materials for energy storage such as various types of batteries and super capacitors will be discussed.


Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
 
Detailed Course Information

AP4176.pdf

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