Metal Corrosion and Its Prevention
Corrosion is a naturally occurring phenomenon commonly defined as the deterioration of a material (usually a metal) or its properties because of a reaction with its environment. At US $2.2 trillion, the annual cost of corrosion worldwide is over 3% of the world’s GDP. Yet, governments and industries pay little attention to corrosion except in high-risk areas like aircraft and pipelines. This short course provides a basic but thorough review of causes and different forms of corrosion, and the methods by which it can be identified and controlled.
- Course Introduction
- Common forms of Corrosion
- Chemical Corrosion
- Galvanic Corrosion
- Inter-granular Corrosion
- Crevice Corrosion
- Fretting Corrosion
- Pitting Corrosion
- Surface Corrosion
- Exfoliation Corrosion
- Filiform Corrosion
- Corrosion Fatigue
- Factors affecting Corrosion
- Is Corrosion really that bad?
- Common metals and their Corrosion products
- Methods for Corrosion identification and its control
Who Should Participate?
• Engineers, Technicians, Supervisors, Salespersons, Inspectors, Students, Anyone needing a basic understanding of Corrosion
• Course will include lecture slides, case studies and some video demonstrations
• Instructor has more than eight years of industrial experience, an MS degree in engineering from USA and prior teaching experience