possess knowledge of the mechanical, magnetic, crystallographic and electrical properties of materials related to renewable energy
possess knowledge on corrosion, corrosion protection and corrosion control
Materials in renewable energy: The basic principles of materials used in energy systems. Mechanical, magnetic, crystallographic and electrical properties of various metals, semiconductors, alloys and composite materials.
Electrochemical corrosion: Anodic and cathodic reactions, equilibrium potentials, Nernst equation. Development and interpretation of simple Pourbaix diagrams. Polarization and overvoltage, corrosion potential and flow velocity. Different types of corrosion. Corrosion in various environments. Corrosion control and protection
Lectures and exercises/lab. The expected workload for the average student is 27 hours per credit.
Compulsory laboratory reports and calculation assignments must be approved in order to take the exam. An overview of compulsory assignments is given at the beginning of the semester in Canvas.
Assessment methods and criteria
4 hours individual written exam. Graded assessment.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.”