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Master SERP+ Programme

Corrosion and Electrochemistry


Content

Electrochemistry: electrochemical potential and Nerst equation. Galvanic and concentration cells: use in laboratory. Industrial primary and secondary batteries: Leclanchè, Mallory, Zn-air, Li, Lead acid, Nichel-Cadmium, Ni-metal hydride. Fuel cells: PAFC, AFC, PEMFC, DMFC, MCFC, SOFC. Electrolysis and electroplating. Corrosion: corrosion and its importance to the community. Basic electrochemical concepts. Types of corrosion. Corrosion environments. The corrosion characteristics of the most common metals in use. Corrosion protection. Corrosion prevention by “designs”. Corrosion testing and monitoring

Aims

Basic and advanced knowledge of the principles of electrochemical processes and their applications in industry. Basic and advanced knowledge to have a survey of the corrosion of metals and possible countermeasures.

Teaching Staff

Fabio Canepa,
Giacomo Cerisola

Hours

Lecture & tutorial: 40 h

Grading System

Final exam: 100 %