Corrosion short course set for June 7-12

The Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics will host its 13th annual short course on corrosion June 7-12 on the University Park campus.

Short course lectures will include thermodynamics of corrosion, kinetics of corrosion, polarization, corrosion rate measurement techniques, passivity/localized corrosion, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, scanning probe methods for evaluating corrosion, statistical analysis of corrosion data and corrosion inhibitors.

Laboratory and demonstration topics include corrosion potential measurements, polarization resistance, potentiostatic and potentiodynamic polarization, galvanic corrosion, pitting, electrochemical potentiokinetic reactivation, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and electrochemical noise analysis.

Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in laboratory practice sessions in cell design, sample preparation and experimental techniques.

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Last Updated May 05, 2009