Title of the course

MM 664 - Corrosion Control Practice for Industries



Credit structure

L          T          P          C

4           0          0           4



Pre-requisite, if any




Course content

Cathodic Protection Engineering: Fundamentals of cathodic protection, types of cathodic protection systems and anodes. Surveys, design of anode ground beds, life time calculations, rectifier selection. Stray current corrosion problem and its prevention. Coating for various cathodically protected structures and their assessment. Component design consideration, corrosion consideration in fabrication and commissioning, weld-corrosion, hydrogen damage, materials selection, environmental review in industries, cooling water system, boiling water systems, inhibitors. Case studies from aerospace, automobile, oil and gas, refinery, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, paper and pulp industries, nuclear and thermal power plant. Corrosion of off-shore structures and atmospheric corrosion. Corrosion monitoring and management. Failure analysis



Cathodic Protection, J. Morgan, NACE, Houston, 1987.Control of Pipeline Corrosion, 2nd Ed., A.W. Peabody, NACE International, Houston, 2001. Corrosion Failures: Theory, Case Studies and Solutions, K.E. Perumal and V.S. Raja,; John Wiley & Sons, USA 2 Corrosion: Environment and Industries, Metals Handbook, Vol. 13c, Park Ohio, 1984, 10th Ed., ASM Metals, Ohio, 1987.Failure Analysis and Prevention, Metals Handbook, Vol. 11, 10Th Ed., Ohio, 2002.Corrosion: Environment and Industries, vol. 13c, Metals Handbook, Vol. 11, 9th Ed., Ohio, 2006Techniques for corrosion monitoring, Lietai Yang (Ed), Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge 2008. Stress corrosion cracking 302226 Theory and Practice, V S Raja and T Shoji (eds), Woodhaed Publishing Limited 2011


Instructor(s) name

Prof. V.S.Raja