Corrosion of Metallic Materials

Code: CEM 173

Credits: 05

Elective subject


  • Introduction: General Aspects and Importance of Corrosion;
  • Fundamentals of Electrochemical Corrosion;
  • Thermodynamic and Kinetic Aspects;
  • Passivation of Metals;
  • High Temperature Oxidation;
  • Types of Corrosion;
  • Polarization Curves: Acquisition and Interpretation;
  • Corrosion Assessment Techniques;
  • Mechanically Assisted Corrosion;
  • Corrosion of Special Materials;
  • Protection Criteria.


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  3. FONTANA, G. M. Corrosion Engineering, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1985.
  4. REVIE, R. W.; UHLIG, H. H. Corrosion and Corrosion Control, Wiley-Interscience, New York, 2008.
  5. WOLYNEC S. Técnicas Eletroquímicas em Corrosão, EDUSP, São Paulo, 2002.