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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Corrosion Engineering - AM106006
Title: Corrosion Engineering
Guaranteed by: Department of Metals and Corrosion Engineering (106)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:5
E-Credits: summer s.:5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/0, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Prošek Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N106011
Is interchangeable with: M106006
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)
The module provides information on the basic principles of corrosion, mechanisms and morphology of irregular forms of corrosion, performance of metallic materials in principal corrosion environments, methods of corrosion protection and corrosion testing.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)

Students will understand:

  • Theory of corrosion processes of metallic materials.
  • Factors affecting corrosion of metals.
  • Forms of corrosion.
  • Performance of metallic materials in principal corrosion environments.
  • Principles of corrosion protection.
  • Corrosion testing and monitoring.
Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)

D:Jones D.A., Principles and prevention of corrosion, Prentice Hall 1996, ISBN 9780133599930

D:Stansbury E.E., Buchanan R.A.: Fundamentals of Electrochemical corrosion, ASM Int., 2000, ISBN 871706768

D:Trethewey K.R., Chamberlain J., Corrosion for Science and Engineering, Longman Sc & Tech, 1996, ISBN 978-0582238695

D:Fontana M.G.: Corrosion Engineering, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2005, ISBN 978-0070607446

Learning resources -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)

Corrosion Doctors,

Shreir's Corrosion,


Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)

Student musí absolvovat zápočtový test s minimálním ziskem 50% bodů.

Syllabus -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)

1. Definition of corrosion. Goals of corrosion science and corrosion engineering. Uniform corrosion.

2. Thermodynamics and kinetics of corrosion processes.

3. Corrosion by galvanic and concentration cells.

4. Pitting and crevice corrosion.

5. Environmentally assisted cracking.

6. Other irregular forms of corrosion degradation (hydrogen induced, intergranular, selective and erosion corrosion, cavitation, fretting).

7. Atmospheric corrosion.

8. Corrosion in aqueous environments (water, soil, industrial electrolytes, concrete and other specific environments).

9. Corrosion in gases at high temperatures.

10. Corrosion performance of materials I (steel, stainless steel).

11. Corrosion performance of materials II (aluminium, copper, magnesium, titanium, special alloys, non-metallic materials).

12. Principles of corrosion protection.

13. Corrosion testing.

14. Corrosion monitoring.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)

Physical Chemistry II

Metallic Materials

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (08.02.2019)

Student musí úspěšně absolvovat zápočtový test a následně složit ústní zkoušku.