CORROSION AND PROTECTION OF MATERIALS

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΒΡΩΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ ΥΛΙΚΩΝ / CORROSION AND PROTECTION OF MATERIALS
Code333
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAzarias Mavropoulos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000441

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 65
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845
Design and StructuresCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845
Industrial ManagementElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600171120
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 132 CHEMISTRY
  • 117 MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY II
General Prerequisites
Specialized knowledge in materials, their microstructure an properties. Basic knowledge of chemistry.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will - understand the significance of corrosion, the basic principles and the effect of various parameters on corrosion. - be able to distinguish the different types of corrosion and be aware how it can be avoided. - acquire knowledge of the basic principles governing the certified corrosion tests. - be able to distinguish between anodic and cathodic protection.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
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.
Keywords
Corrosion, Electrochemical reactions, Forms of Corrosion, Corrosion Protection, Oxidation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Power point presentations and video are used during the lectures. The site of the course includes the syllabus, lab exercises and announcements. E-mail is used, when needed, to facilitate the communication with students.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures782.6
Reading Assigment401.3
Written assigments291.0
Exams30.1
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Final written exam with multiple choice questions, short answer questions and problems solving.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Βασικές Αρχές Διάβρωσης (σημειώσεις Σ. Σκολιανού.) • Η Διάβρωση και Προστασία των Μετάλλων με Απλά Λόγια (σύγγραμμα Α. Λεκάτου, Εκδόσεις Νημερτής, ISBN 978-960-9951-2-4, 2013) • Επιστήμη και Τεχνολογία των Μεταλλικών Υλικών (σύγγραμμα Γ.Χρυσουλάκη, Δ.Παντελή, Εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου, ISBN 960-7510-39-9, 1996)
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
Last Update
04-06-2020