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CH3F7 - Energy

  • Module code: CH3F7
  • Module name: Energy
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

1. To provide an overview of the science that underpins key renewable energy generation and storage technologies. 2. To show how materials chemistry is playing a critically important role in the advancement of emerging energy technologies. 3. To connect the important scientific issues with broader economic, social and policy requirements.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Appreciate the connection behind the science and technology of energy, and economic, social and policy issues. Appreciate the complexity of the renewable energy challenge and the central role that chemists do/will play in this growing area. Understand the underpinning science behind the operation of different types of photovoltaic device, particularly leading emerging photovoltaic technologies. Understand the underlying principles behind different types of fuel cell. Understand the underlying principles behind the operation of solid state batteries. Understand the underlying principles behind bioenergy and the use of biomass for biofuels. Understand the underlying principles and challenges in the area of hydrogen storage.

Timetabled teaching activities

1 x 1 hr key concepts in physical chemistry workshop (compulsory for BF91, FC11, F1N1 if not taken CH268 'Solid-State Materials Chemistry') plus guided reading. 23 x 1 hr lecture (assessed by exam) 3 x 1 hr revision workshop

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/CH3F7

Other essential notes

Pre-requisites: CH249

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: CH3F7-15)
B (Examination only) Energy 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed visiting/exchange students 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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