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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code CHM869
Subject Title Corrosion Science and Technology


Corrosion definition, Electrochemical and thermodynamic principles, Pourbaix diagram, Corrosion rate expressions, Tafel equation, Passivity, Mixed potential theory, Forms of corrosion in metals & nonmetals, Evaluation of corrosion & degradation of materials, Methods of corrosion prevention, Case studies.

Text Books

1. D. A. Jones, Principles and Prevention of Corrosion, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, USA, 1996.

2. H. H. Uhlig and R. W. Revie, Corrosion and corrosion control : An introduction to Corrosion science and engineering (4th ed.), John Wiley & Sons,2008. 

3. Fontana, M.G., Greene, N.D., Corrosion Engineering, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, USA, 1983

4. Philip A. Schweitzer, Fundamentals of corrosion : mechanisms, causes, and preventative methods, CRC Press, 2010


1. Robert Baboian, Corrosion Tests & Standards: Application & interpretation, ASTM International, 2010.

2. Michael Dornbusch, Corrosion analysis, CRC Press, 2019.