2. Corrosion and Electrochemistry

  1. Prof. Sanjay K. Sharma
  1. Vedula Sankar Sastri

Published Online: 28 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527641789.ch2

Green Corrosion Chemistry and Engineering: Opportunities and Challenges

Green Corrosion Chemistry and Engineering: Opportunities and Challenges

How to Cite

Sastri, V. S. (2011) Corrosion and Electrochemistry, in Green Corrosion Chemistry and Engineering: Opportunities and Challenges (ed S. K. Sharma), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527641789.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry & Environmental Engineering, Jaipur Engineering College & Research Center, JECRC Foundation, Jaipur (Rajasthan), India

Author Information

  1. Sai Ram Consultant, 1839 Greenacre Crescent, Ottawa, Ontario, K1J 6S7, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329304

Online ISBN: 9783527641789

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Keywords:

  • corrosion;
  • electrode;
  • electrolyte;
  • equilibrium potential;
  • free energy;
  • Marcel Pourbaix diagram

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Thermodynamics and the Stability of Metals

  • Free Energy and Electrode Potential

  • Electrode Potential Measurements

  • Equilibrium Electrode Potentials

  • Use of Pourbaix Diagrams

  • Dynamic Electrochemical Processes

  • Concentration Polarization

  • References

  • Further Reading