This module will cover the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen technologies and their science:
- Electrochemistry/thermodynamics/energy analysis tools
- Applications of fuel cells and hydrogen
- Hydrogen generation, processing & storage
- Hydrogen as energy storage vector
- Low temperature fuel cells, materials, designs, fuels, and systems
- High temperature fuel cells, materials, designs, fuels, and systems
- Hydrogen and fuel cell safety issues
- Environmental analysis, market introduction, economy, and policy framework
By the end of the module students should be able to:
- Present and critically evaluate the potential, benefits, boundary conditions, and prospects of employing fuel cell and hydrogen technology today and in future markets;
- Comprehensively describe the Physics, Chemistry and Engineering of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies and be able to apply this knowledge to solve complex problems;
- Apply this knowledge by employing appropriate technology when faced with a complex engineering design task;
- Communicate information, concepts, problems and solutions to specialists and non-specialists.
Why study at University of Birmingham?
- The programmes in the School of Engineering are rooted in high-quality teaching and learning through enquiry-based and independent study, producing high calibre professinals equipped with the skills to excel in technical management.
- The module will equip you to move into more senior management positions, either in your own organisation or moving elsewhere
- We are ranked number one for being targeted by the top UK employers (High Fliers Research 2021)
- Modular delivery over long weekends (Friday to Monday) limits the impact of study on your work commitments.
- The University of Birmingham is a member of the Russell Group, an organisation of the UK’s top 24 research-led universities.
- The University of Birmingham is also a member of Universitas 21, the leading global network of research-intensive universities.
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