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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention in Power Engineering - D218002
Title: Koroze a protikorozní ochrana v energetice
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2015
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc.
Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc.
Sajdl Petr doc. RNDr. CSc.
Annotation -
Last update: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc. (03.11.2015)
The course is oriented to corrosion degradation of structural materials in power engineering and methods of its suppresion. Basics of corrosion thermodynamics and kinetics, specific degradation processes, influence of chemical regimes on corrosion and anti-corrosion measures are explained.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc. (03.11.2015)

To understand basic principles of corrosion kinetics and thermodynamics.

Cognition of types of corrosion and critical points of power cycles.

Cognition of principles and measures of corrosion protection in power engineering.

Literature - Czech
Last update: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc. (02.11.2015)

V.Číhal : Korozivzdorné oceli a slitiny, Akademia Praha, 1999

F.Karas : Úprava kotelní vody a čistota páry, SNTL Praha, 1965

D.A.Jones : Principles and Prevention of Corrosion, Prentice Hall, N.Y., 1996

R.Bartoníček a kol.: KOROZE a protikorozní ochrana kovů, Akademie Parha, 1966

H.H. Uhlig, R.Winston Revie: Corrosion Handbook, 3.rd Ed., Wiley&Sons, NJ, 2011

S.D.Cramer, B.S.Covino, eds: ASM Handbook vol.13c, Corrosion: Environments and Industries, ASM International, 2006

Syllabus -
Last update: TAJ218 (27.01.2015)

1. Corrosion research, literature, recherché

2. Corrosion thermodynamics, corrosion potential, corrosion cells, types of corrosion

3. Corrosion overpotential, polarization, inhibition

4. Corrosion current, Tafel equation, polarization resistance, Stern-Geary equation

5. Passivity, theory of passivity, passivators, anodic protection

6. Structural materials for water-steam systems, Pourbaix diagram

7. Stress corrosion cracking, mechanisms and initiation, tests, metals embrittlement

8. Corrosion fatigue, Wohlers curve

9. Water treatment and corrosion in power cycles, atmospheric and soil corrosion

10. High temperature oxidation, Schikorr reaction, formation and kinetics of oxide growth

11. Corrosion in power plant

12. Chemical cleaning of steam generator, passivation, conservation

13. Corrosion in nuclear power

14. Corrosion in supercritical energy cycles