Academic Catalog

Corrosion Engineering (4250)

4250:101. Tools for Corrosion Engineering. (2 Credits)

Corequisites: 3450:149 and 4200:110. Introduction to corrosion engineering. Basic concepts of engineering practice. Introduction to professional level software needed for later studies.

4250:105. Corrosion Engineering Computations. (2 Credits)

Prerequisite: 4200:101 or 4250:101. Corequisite: 3150:153. Structure, processing and properties of metals, ceramics, and polymers.

4250:194. Design Project 1. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: Permission. Individual design project in Corrosion Engineering that is supervised by a faculty member.

4250:200. Material and Energy Balances for Corrosion Engineers. (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: [4200:121 or 4250:105], 3150:151 and 3450:221. Introduction to material and energy balance calculations applied to the solution of chemical processing and corrosion engineering problems.

4250:294. Design Project 2. (1-2 Credits)

Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing. Individual design project in Corrosion Engineering that is supervised by a faculty member.

4250:300. Fundamentals of Aqueous Corrosion. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 4200:225 and [4200:305 or 4600:380] and admission to the College of Engineering. Corequisites: 4250:301. Fundamentals of aqueous corrosion will cover corrosion tendencies, processes and rates at low temperature. An in-depth understanding of the aqueous corrosion mechanisms, materials performance, and the effects of stress will be covered.

4250:301. Aqueous Corrosion Lab I. (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: 3150:154 and admission to the College of Engineering. Corequisite: 4250:300. Laboratory exercises will reinforce the fundamentals of aqueous corrosion.

4250:305. Aqueous Corrosion Prevention. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:263, 4250:300 and admission to the College of Engineering. Corequisite: 4250:306, 4300:202 and 4400:307. This course presents a functional approach to controlling and preventing aqueous corrosion based upon engineering methodologies to proper materials selection, organic coatings, chemical inhibitors, and electrochemical protection. Applications in specific industries will be covered.

4250:306. Aqueous Corrosion Lab II. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: 4250:301 and admission to the College of Engineering. Corequisite: 4250:305. Laboratory exercises will reinforce the fundamentals of aqueous corrosion.

4250:310. Fundamentals of Dry Corrosion. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 4250:300 and admission to the College of Engineering. Corequisite: 4250:311. Fundamentals of dry/hot corrosion will cover corrosion tendencies, processes and rates at high temperature. An in-depth understanding of the high temperature corrosion mechanisms, materials performance, and the effects of stress will be covered.

4250:311. High Temperature Corrosion Lab. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: 4250:306 and admission to the College of Engineering. Corequisite: 4250:310. Laboratory exercises will reinforce the fundamentals of high temperature corrosion.

4250:340. Corrosion Prevention (Dry). (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 4250:305. Corequisite: 4250:310, 4600:380. This course presents a functional approach to controlling and preventing dry corrosion based upon engineering methodologies to proper materials selection, inorganic coatings, and passivation. Applications in specific industries will be covered.

4250:394. Design Project 3. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Junior Standing. Individual design project in Corrosion Engineering that is supervised by a faculty member.

4250:440. Corrosion Management I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 4250:305 and admission to the College of Engineering. This course applies the lessons learned in corrosion prevention and laboratory courses to corrosion case studies. Solutions to existing corrosion problems will be developed based on the analysis of test data.

4250:441. Corrosion Management II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 4250:440 and admission to the College of Engineering. This course focuses on understanding the financial, political, social and health implications of corrosion, corrosion mitigation, and corrosion prevention. Solutions to existing corrosion problems will be developed based on economic, political, social, and health issues. The course will also cover methodologies for preserving assets and reducing operation costs.

4250:450. Engineering Principles of Corrosion. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Junior level standing or permission. Engineering principles for understanding corrosion and corrosion mitigation methods. Case studies of corrosion management to reliability and reduce corrosion. Multidisciplinary engineering enrollment encouraged.

4250:494. Design Project 4. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Senior Standing. Individual design project in Corrosion Engineering that is supervised by a faculty member.

4250:496. Special Topics in Corrosion Engineering. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission. (May be repeated for a total of six credits). Topics selected from new and developing areas of corrosion engineering.

4250:497. Honors Project. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisites: Senior standing in Honors College or permission. Individual research or design project in Corrosion Engineering that is supervised by a faculty member. Conducted in accordance with the Honors College requirements.