69. Engineering of Cathodic Protection Systems

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. J. H. Fitzgerald III

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch69

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Fitzgerald, J. H. (2011) Engineering of Cathodic Protection Systems, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch69

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864



  • engineering of cathodic protection systems - practical cathodic protection, principles of design for galvanic anode and impressed current systems;
  • cathodic protection, elimination - differences between anodes and cathodes on corroding surface;
  • impressed current cathodic protection, with wide application - current requirements large


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Operation of cathodic protection

  • Uses of cathodic protection

  • Types of cathodic protection

  • Galvanic anode design

  • Impressed current design

  • Design of other cathodic protection systems

  • Other design concerns

  • Criteria for cathodic protection

  • References