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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Theory of Corrosion Processes - P106001
Title: Teorie korozních procesů
Guaranteed by: Department of Metals and Corrosion Engineering (106)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, 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: doctoral
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: Kouřil Milan doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Novák Pavel prof. Ing. CSc.
Is interchangeable with: AP106001
Annotation -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (17.04.2018)
Subject provides knowledges of theoreticel principles of corrosion and corrosion prevention, with mechanisms of nonuniform corrosion processes and behaviour of metals in important corrosion environments.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (17.04.2018)

Students will be able to:

detail mechanisms of corrsion processes of metallic materials in most of the environments, choice of proper type of corrosion prevention

Literature -
Last update: Kouřil Milan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (28.11.2018)

R: McCafferty E.: Introduction to Corrosion Science, Springer 2010

R: Jones D.A.: Principles and prevention of corrosion, Prantice Hall 1996

A: Stansbury E.E., Buchanan R.A.: Fundamentals of electrochemical corrosion, ASM International 2000

A: Landolt D.: Corrosion and surface chemistry of metals, EPFL Press 2007

Learning resources -
Last update: Kouřil Milan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (25.06.2018)

Study materials for lectures at the teacher

Shreier's Corrosion on Knovel:

Teaching methods -
Last update: Kouřil Milan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (19.10.2018)

lectures and preparation of an specialized project

Syllabus -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (17.04.2018)

1. Fundametal electrochemistry

2. Thermodynamic of metallic corrosion in electrolytes

3. Active anodic dissolution and cathodic reactions

4. Passivity of metals

5. Heterogeneity in corrosion system

6. Galvanic and electrolytic corrosion cells

7. Pitting and crevice corrosion

8. Intergranular and selective corrosion

9. Environmentally induced corrosion cracking

10. Erosion corrosion, Hydrogen induced damage of metals

11. Mechanisms of atmospheric corrosion, corrosion in waters, soils, concrete and industrial electrolytes

12. Principles of corrosion prevention

13. Corrosion testing and monitoring

14. Theory of corrosion in gaseous environment at high temperatures

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kouřil Milan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (25.06.2018)

oral exam and elaboration and presentation of the assigned topic