Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction, Fundamentals of Corrosion, Electrochemical reactions, Polarization, Passivity, Effects of Environmental Variables (Effect of velocity, temperature, oxygen, corrosive concentration, microstructure), Forms of Corrosion (Uniform, galvanic, pitting, crevice, intergranular, stress-corrosion, corrosion fatigue, erosion-corrosion, selective leaching, hydrogen damage), Certified Corrosion Testing and Evaluation, Corrosion of Specific Alloy Systems, Corrosion Protection Methods (Anodic and cathodic protection, inhibitors, physical and chemical methods), Oxidation.
Additional bibliography for study
- Corrosion Engineering, Mars G Fontana, McGraw-Hill Companies; 3rd edition, 1986
- Corrosion Engineering: Principles and Practice, McGraw-Hill Professional; 1st edition, 2008
- Corrosion Tests And Standards: Application And Interpretation, ASTM International; 2nd edition, 2004
- Corrosion: Understanding the Basics, Joseph R. Davis, ASM International, 2000
- ASM Handbook Volume 13A: Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection, ASM International, 2003