Academic Catalog

METE472 CORROSION AND OXI. OF METALS

Course Code: 5700472
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET KADR AYDINOL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Electrochemical principles of corrosion; review of thermodynamic approach as related to corrosion tendency, polarization and its application to corrosion rates. Passivity. Types of corrosion damage. Corrosion in various environments. Principles of corrosion control: design; material selection, surface coatings, treatment of environment, anodic and cathodic protection. Oxidation and tarnish of metals.