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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Week 1: Principles of Corrosion

44 videos (Total 172 min), 5 quizzes
44 videos
Introduction and learning outcomes2m
Rusting of steel3m
Introduction to corrosion – Ecorr8m
A career in corrosion control9m
Introduction and learning outcomes1m
EFC Design11m
Types of corrosion11m
Introduction and learning outcomes1m
Corrosion matters3m
Mechanical properties of materials8m
Corrosion of zinc9m
Introduction and learning outcomes1m
Forth Bridge3m
I-35W_bridge5m
Aloha 2438m
Introduction59s
Video of steel polarisation2m
Reactions on an Iron Electrode1m
Conductivity and circuits2m
Chemistry of a Al/Cu battery3m
Potential distribution in the electrolyte and wire4m
Corrosion Cells2m
Galvanic Cells3m
Galvanic Corrosion: Reactivity series3m
Galvanic Corrosion: Bimetallic corrosion5m
Measurement of Corrosion: Three electrode cell3m
Measurement of Corrosion: Evans Diagrams6m
Measurement of Corrosion: Faraday’s Law2m
Measurement of Corrosion: Linear Polarisation Resistance5m
Measurement of Corrosion: Practical LPR5m
Introduction to Passivity1m
Faraday experiment2m
Thermodynamics5m
Kinetics6m
Passivity: Summary2m
Introduction53s
Aesthetic1m
Erosion impeller1m
Flow erosion1m
Hydrogen cracking1m
Pitting-crevice1m
Kipper1m
Rusticle1m
5 practice exercises
1.15m
1.25m
1.35m
1.4
1.5
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Week 2: Cathodic Protection

7 videos (Total 102 min), 6 quizzes
7 videos
Introduction to Cathodic Protection9m
Basic Principles of Cathodic Protection20m
Practical Aspects of Cathodic Protection24m
Design of Cathodic Protection Systems17m
Potential Decay and Current Drain Test12m
Cathodic Protection of Reinforced Concrete Structures15m
6 practice exercises
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Week 3: Surface Engineering

6 videos (Total 126 min), 5 quizzes
6 videos
Surface Engineering for corrosion protection21m
Surface Engineering Techniques Part 134m
Surface Engineering Techniques Part 227m
Surface Engineering Techniques Part 326m
Coating Performance and Industrial Challenge13m
5 practice exercises
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Week 4: Oilfield Corrosion and Control

19 videos (Total 199 min), 6 quizzes
19 videos
Introducing Oil and Gas10m
Oil and Gas Reservoirs8m
Oil and Gas Composition13m
Oil and Gas Production11m
Activities and Equipment in the Oil and Gas Industry12m
Common Oilfield Materials8m
Oilfield Corrosion and Other Issues13m
Impact of Fluid Flow11m
Scales and Deposits10m
Sweet and Sour Corrosion12m
Sour Corrosion10m
Sweet and Sour Corrosion Prediction12m
Oilfield Corrosion Control11m
Corrosion Inhibition13m
Corrosion Inhibitor Selection/Deployment15m
Oilfield Corrosion Management, Monitoring and Inspection7m
Corrosion Monitoring7m
Corrosion Inspection6m
6 practice exercises
Session 115m
Session 218m
Session 315m
Session 418m
Session 518m
Session 6
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Top reviews from Protecting the World: Introducing Corrosion Science and Engineering

By CMSep 28th 2019

This course was really amazing a review the materials that I covered when I was a student at the University of Manchester. Thank you very much for this wonderful class.

By ASNov 15th 2019

Good refresher of basic corrosion and corrosion mitigation concepts

Instructors

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Prof Robert Akid

Emeritus Professor
School of Materials
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Prof Stuart Lyon

Professor of Corrosion Control
School of Materials
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Dr Robert Lindsay

Reader
School of Materials
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Dr Michele Curioni

Senior Lecturer in Corrosion Protection
School of Materials
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Dr Nick Stevens, BSc PhD

Lecturer
School of Materials

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