Degradation and Failure of Materials

Corrosion of metals and alloys: Economics of corrosion, Thermodynamics and electrochemistry of corrosion, Types of corrosion, Environmental effects on corrosion, Corrosion of selected metals and alloys, Corrosion protection, Corrosion monitoring; Degradation of nonmetallic materials: Biological, chemical and photodegradation of polymers, Environmental degradation, Photocorrosion of semiconductors; Failure mechanisms of materials. Failure analysis and Non-destructive testing: techniques and methodology, case histories.

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