Corrosion 410

Module code NKR 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Thermodynamics and kinetics of electrochemical processes relevant to corrosion. Application of electrochemical techniques in corrosion. Theory and practice of corrosion phenomena such as uniform and localised forms of corrosion including crevice and pit corrosion, dealloying, sensitisation and environmentally assisted cracking. Mitigation of corrosion through materials selection, modification of the environment, and by the application of cathodic and anodic protection, and protective coatings. 

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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