Corrosion Engineering

Course Name: 

Corrosion Engineering (MT403)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Definition of corrosion, corrosion damage, classification of corrosion, electrochemical aspects, electrochemical reactions, mixed potential theory, polarisation, passivity, environmental effects, effect of oxygen and oxidisers, effect of temperature, effects of corrosive concentration, effect of galvanic coupling using mixed potential theory, corrosion testing, standard expressions for corrosion rate, galvanic corrosion, erosion corrosion, crevice corrosion, intergranular corrosion, pitting, stress corrosion. Tafel and linear polarisation, AC impedance, small-amplitude cyclic voltammetry. Paint tests, sea water tests. Interpretation of results, Corrosion prevention; materials selection, alteration of environment, design, cathodic and anodic protection, coatings, high-temperature corrosion and mechanisms and kinetics, high- temperature materials.


Mars G. Fontana, Corrosion Engineering, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1986.
David Talbot and James Talbot, Corrosion Science and Technology, CRC Press, New York, 1998.
Denny A. Jones, Principles and Prevention of Corrosion, Maxwell Matemillar 1992.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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