Skip to main content

Corrosion MSK520

Basic theory and how to defeat corrosion attacks by means of theory, cathodic protection and proper material selection are main topics. Also environmental - sensitive fractures in metals are dealt with, including various methods of corrosion resistance testing.


Course description for study year 2020-2021. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts
Course code

MSK520

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

5

Semester tution start

Spring

Number of semesters

1

Language of instruction

English

Offered by

Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science

Learning outcome

By attending the course, the candidate shall obtain knowledge within:

- Various forms of corrosion.

- How the various forms of corrosion can be retarded or terminated.

- How material selection can reduce the problem of corrosion.

Content
Basic theory and how to defeat corrosion attacks by means of theory, cathodic protection and proper material selection are main topics. Also environmental - sensitive fractures in metals are dealt with.
Required prerequisite knowledge
None
Exam
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam 1/1 3 Hours A - F Basic calculator.

Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Torfinn Havn
Head of Department: Tor Henning Hemmingsen
Method of work
4 hours lectures and tutorials pr week.
Open for
Engineering Structures and Materials - Master's Degree Programme
Course assessment
By form and/or by discussions in class in accordance with university regulations.
Overlapping courses
Course Reduction (SP)
Corrosion (MOA160) 5
() 5
Literature
Search for literature in Leganto