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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Corrosion Engineering - S106011N
Title: Corrosion Engineering
Guaranteed by: Department of Metals and Corrosion Engineering (106)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:5
E-Credits: summer s.:5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: AM106006
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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
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Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (10.12.2018)
The module provides information on the basic principles of corrosion, mechanisms and morphology of irregular forms of corrosion, metal performance in main corrosion environments and methods of corrosion protection.
Aim of the course -
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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.
Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (10.12.2018)

R:Novák P. a kol., Korozní inženýrství verze 1.02 CD, ÚKMKI VŠCHT Praha 2002

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

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

A:Trethewey K.R., Chamberlain J., Corrosion Science and Engineering, Longman, Burnt Mill, 1995, 9780582238695

A:Fontana M.G., Greene N.D.: Corrosion Engineering, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1967

Learning resources -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (10.12.2018)

Syllabus -
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1. Principles of corrosion science and 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 by materials (steel, stainless steel).

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

12. Principles of corrosion protection.

13. Corrosion testing.

14. Corrosion rate measurement and corrosion monitoring.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (10.12.2018)

Physical Chemistry II

Metallic Materials