Thermodynamics of Corrosion: Electrochemical Cells and Galvanic Corrosion

  • E. McCafferty


The previous chapter has dealt largely with the corrosion thermodynamics of half-cell reactions for single metals. This chapter considers the effect of coupling two half-cells to form an electrochemical cell. The galvanic corrosion of coupled dissimilar metals is also treated in this chapter.


Corrosion Rate Electrode Potential Steel Substrate Grapefruit Juice Cathodic Protection 
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  • E. McCafferty
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  1. 1.AlexandriaUSA

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