Electrolysis The Path to Green Hydrogen

A Breakdown of Key Aspects and a Comprehensive Look into Hydrogen Energy
Electrolysis The Path to Green Hydrogen
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1.09 GB
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4h 28m


Sebastian Weiss


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Electrolysis The Path to Green Hydrogen

What you’ll learn

Introduction to Hydrogen Energy – Energy Storage, Value Chain, Applications, Implementation Burdens
Production and Properties – Types of Hydrogen, Production, Advantages and Disadvantages
Thermodynamics and Kinetics – Electrochemical Water Splitting, Faraday’s law, Losses, Strategies
Electrolysers – Membrane (PEM), Atmospheric (AEM) and Steam (HTS) Electrolysis
Purification and Fuel Cells – Desiccant Systems, Pressure Swing Adsorption, Membrane Purifiers etc.
Economic Perspectives – Hydrogen Strategies, Potentials, Challenges, Trading Routes

Electrolysis The Path to Green Hydrogen


A desire to think outside the box and towards material application
Basic nomenclature of chemistry (helpful but not required)


Unlock the Power of Electrolysis and Join the Green Energy Revolution! In this comprehensive course you’ll explore the science and technology behind electrolysis, the process of producing hydrogen gas through the separation of water molecules. From the fundamentals of electrolysis to advanced applications, you’ll discover how this cutting-edge technology is leading the way to a sustainable, green energy future. You’ll get a deep dive into technological challenges, the latest developments in the field and understand how electrolysis is changing the energy landscape. Whether you’re an engineer, scientist, economist or just curious about clean energy, this course is perfect for anyone interested in the future of energy and sustainability.The curriculum of this course will allow you a step-by-step introduction by covering the following topics:Introduction to Hydrogen Energy – To grasp the wide-ranging impact and versatility of Hydrogen technology, we will discuss its use as energy storage, the value chain, application fields and implementation barriersProduction and Properties – We will discuss the different categories of Hydrogen, the possible production as well as advantages and disadvantages of theseThermodynamics and Kinetics – You will learn about the essential parts of electrochemical water splitting, Faraday’s law, losses and mitigation strategies to achieve optimum performanceElectrolysers Types  – All common electrolyser types (Polymer Exchange Membrane (PEM), Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) and Steam (HTS) Electrolysis) will be discussed in detail with functionality, components, materials, requirements, advantages and disadvantagesPurification and Fuel Cells – We will cover various desiccant systems, pressure swing adsorption (PSA), membrane purifiers etc., look at their functionality and discuss advantages/disadvantagesEconomic Perspectives – You will learn about the key-strategies, potentials, challenges and possible trading routes of Hydrogen.Finishing this course, you will be able to talk about the operational principle of Electrolysis, Electrolyser setups, employed materials, performance parameters, safety, economic aspects and many more things which help you to excel in your work and studies!Join us on the journey to a greener tomorrow, sign up today!


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Course Intro / Curriculum

Lecture 2 Energy Storage Definitions

Lecture 3 Hydrogen Value Chain and Application Areas

Lecture 4 Potential Success Factors of Hydrogen

Section 2: Production and Properties

Lecture 5 Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Lecture 6 Types of Hydrogen and the Energy Mix

Lecture 7 Advantages and Disadvantages

Lecture 8 (Non Green) Hydrogen Production Pathways

Section 3: Thermodynamics and Kinetics

Lecture 9 Gibbs-Helmholtz Equation

Lecture 10 Expert Lecture: Thermodynamic Details of Electrochemical Water Splitting

Lecture 11 Minimum Decomposition Voltage

Lecture 12 Anodic and Cathodic Reactions and the Effect of Current

Lecture 13 Faraday’s Law of Electrolysis

Lecture 14 Introduction to Losses

Lecture 15 Types of Losses in an Electrolyser

Lecture 16 Mitigation Strategies

Section 4: Electrolyser Types – Alkaline Electrolysis / Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM)

Lecture 17 Introduction, Functionality and Design

Lecture 18 Electrolyte

Lecture 19 Electrodes

Lecture 20 Separators and Gas Crossover

Lecture 21 Commercial Separator Solutions

Lecture 22 Energetic Aspects and Performance Improvements

Lecture 23 Economic Aspects and Applications

Section 5: Electrolyser Types – Polymer Exchange Membrane (PEM)

Lecture 24 Introduction, Functionality and Design

Lecture 25 Electrodes and Gas-Current Distributors

Lecture 26 Membranes

Lecture 27 Economic Aspects

Lecture 28 Cell Material and Design Optimization

Section 6: Electrolyser Types – High-temperature Steam Electrolysis (HTSE)

Lecture 29 Introduction, Functionality and Components

Lecture 30 Design Aspects

Lecture 31 Electrolytes

Lecture 32 Electrodes

Lecture 33 Interconnects

Lecture 34 Performance Aspects

Lecture 35 Degradation Modes and Outlook

Section 7: Purification and Fuel Cells

Lecture 36 Silica Desiccant System

Lecture 37 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA)

Lecture 38 Palladium Membrane/Electrode Purifier System

Lecture 39 Fuel Cells – Reverse Electrolysers

Lecture 40 Extend your Knowledge – In-depth Course about Fuel Cells

Section 8: Economic Perspectives

Lecture 41 Key-strategies and Versatility

Lecture 42 Transport Means and Trading Patterns

Lecture 43 Shifting the Market

Section 9: Summary

Lecture 44 Summary

Anyone who is interested in basic principles of Green Hydrogen,Anyone who wants to gain a broader understanding of the Electrolysis Technology and Engineering,Anyone who is interested in Renewable Energies,Anyone who aims to review and broaden material chemistry knowledge,Anyone who is interested in the economic challenges of Hydrogen

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 4h 28m | 1.09 GB
Created by: Sebastian Weiss

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