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E SC 455 Electrochemical Methods Engineering and Corrosion Science (3) The objective of the course is to give students hands-on experience in assessing environmental degradation of engineering materials.

E SC 455 Electrochemical Methods in Corrosion Science and Engineering (3)

The objective of the course is to give students hands-on experience in assessing environmental degradation of engineering materials. Students will be introduced to a variety of experimental electrochemical methods and will use their training to evaluate corrosion of steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Techniques that will be used in this laboratory-intensive course include potentiodynamic and potentiostatic polarization, galvanic corrosion measurements, localized corrosion measurements (scratch, critical pitting temperature, and metastable pitting experiments), evaluation of sensitization (double-loop electrochemical potentiokinetic reactivation), cyclic voltammetry, and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of painted and unpainted specimens.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: MATSE 259 orE SC 414M orEGEE 441

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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