Title of the course

MM 713: Aqueous Corrosion and its Control


Credit structure

L          T          P          C

3           0          0           6



Pre-requisite, if any




Course content

mportance and cost of corrosion, thermodynamics of corrosion, passivation, Pourbaix diagram, mixed potential theory of corrosion and its application to understand the influence of oxidizers, effect of velocity of the medium, galvanic corrosion: area relationship in both active and passive states of metals. Computation of corrosion rateDifferent forms of corrosion and their control viz., uniform corrosion, galvanic corrosion, selective leaching, crevice corrosion, filliform corrosion, pitting corrosion, intergranular corrosion, erosion corrosion, fretting damage, stress corrosion cracking, corrosion fatigue, hydrogen embrittlement and microbes induced corrosion.Corrosion testing procedures, inhibitors, cathodic protection, anodic protection, materials selection.




Corrosion Engineering, 3rd Ed., Mars G. Fontana, * McGraw-Hill, Singapore, 1987.* Corrosion and its Control, 3rd Ed., H.H. Uhlig and R.W. Revie, John Wiley, Singapore, 1991.* Stress corrosion cracking 302226 Theory and Practice, V S Raja and T Shoji (eds), Woodhaed Publishing Limited, Oxford, 2011,* Corrosion Failures: Theory, Case Studies and Solutions, K.E. Perumal and V.S. Raja; John Wiley & Sons, USA 2



Instructor(s) name

Prof. V.S.Raja