Corrosion and Oxidation

Subject: 
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Catalog number: 
731
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Description: 
Electrochemical reactions and equilibria in ionic systems. Electrode kinetics and rates of corrosion. Modes of corrosive attack including stress corrosion cracking and hydrogen embrittlement. Corrosion prevention through materials selection, design, cathodic and anodic protection and coatings. Mechanisms and kinetics of high temperature oxidation. Selection of high temperature materials for maximum service lives. Discussion of technologically important material-environment combinations.
Topic titles: 
1 Corrosion of Steel in Concrete
Faculty: 
Engineering (ENG)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
001888