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Introduction to Corrosion

Introduction to Corrosion
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH interactive presentation provides a brief outline on the chemical interaction taking place during the corrosion process between the environment and the corroding metal. It also describes preventive measures to minimize or control the corrosion process.

Uncontrolled corrosion can cause many serious problems. Corrosion occurs continuously, and every metal in every facility is subject to some type of corrosion. Even though corrosion cannot be eliminated, it can be controlled.

Mitigating corrosion is important from both an operational and cost standpoint. Ignoring corrosion can shorten structure life, increase equipment or system out-of-service time, and increase maintenance. This presentation provides field personnel the principles they need for a clearer understanding of basic corrosion processes and methods to deal with them. It further describes some simple situations in which they might design and install a cathodic protection system using site forces. The presentation also describes general cathodic protection monitoring procedures.

This 4 PDH online interactive presentation is applicable to chemical and environmental engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the theory of corrosion.

Learning Objectives

This continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarizing with the theory of corrosion
  • Understanding basic corrosion processes and methods to deal with them
  • Understanding the difference between general corrosion, crud and galvanic corrosion, and specialized corrosion
  • Describing simple situations where a cathodic protection system design and installation is necessary using site forces 
  • Understanding general cathodic protection monitoring procedures
Course Document
For this course, you will need to go through the interactive presentation "Introduction to Corrosion". To access the presentation, you will need to log in or register and purchase the course. Following the course purchase, please click on the link provided in your account to view the presentation. The duration of this presentation is approximately 210 minutes.
This particular course document is accessible only after purchase.

Course Quiz
Once you finish watching the PDH interactive presentation, you will be redirected to your account to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this interactive presentation.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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