Description

Using 372 references and 211 illustrations, this book underlines the fundamentals of electrochemistry essential to the understanding of laboratory experiments. It treats not only the fundamental concepts of electrode reactions, but also covers the methodology and practical application of the many versatile electrochemical techniques available.

Key Features

  • Underlines the fundamentals of electrochemistry essential to the understanding of laboratory experiments
  • Treats the fundamental concepts of electrode reactions
  • Covers the methodology and practical application of the many versatile electrochemical techniques available

Readership

Electrochemists

Table of Contents

Introduction to the fundamental concepts of electrochemistry; Steady state and potential step techniques; Electron transfer; Convective diffusion systems: The rotating disc and ring-disc electrodes; The electrical double layer; Potential sweep techniques and cyclic voltammetry; Electrocatalysis; A.C. techniques; Electrocrystallisation; Spectroelectrochemistry; The design of electrochemical experiments; Mathematical methods for the development of a theory for electro-chemical experiments.

Details

No. of pages:
442
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781782420545
Print ISBN:
9781898563808

About the authors

D Pletcher

D. Pletcher, Department of Chemistry, Southampton University, UK.

R Greff

R. Greff, Department of Chemistry, Southampton University, UK.

R Peat

R. Peat, Atomic Energy Authority, Harwell, UK.

L M Peter

L. M. Peter, Department of Chemistry, University of Bath, UK.

J Robinson

J. Robinson, Department of Physics, University of Warwick.

Affiliations and Expertise

Southampton Electrochemistry Group

Reviews

Written in a clear and authoritative style with enough information to follow the plot, yet without long derivations., Chemistry and Industry