FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE472 CORROSION AND OXI. OF METALS

Course Code: 5700472
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA DORUK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Explain the nature and types of corrosion.. 2.Describe the electrochemical principles related to corrosion. 3.Design of corrosion protection systems.

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.

Learning Outcomes

Students apply electrochemical principles to the specifics of corrosion related topics and design principles for corrosion protection.