This course is designed for undergraduate engineering students and engineers, and will cover aspects of corrosion theory and practice, including theories of electrochemical and non-electrochemical corrosion, underground and practical application of various corrosion protection techniques specific for oil & gas industry. Basic aspects of design and engineering for corrosion prevention will be discussed.
Course Pre-Requisites: CHME222
Course Learning Outcomes
- Describe the concepts and theory of corrosion.
- Apply the theory of corrosion for practical purposes.
In this course students will learn about: the importance of corrosion in the oil and gas industries; electrochemical corrosion theory and its thermodynamics; kinetics of electrochemical cells; electrochemical corrosion protection, such as cathodic and anodic protection; materials selection for corrosion protection; effect of process parameters in corrosion, such as high temperatures; practical applications of corrosion protection.