Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404004412018CORROSIONElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To investigate the corrosion processes, types of corrosion, corrosion rate and prevention methods causing large losses (material, human health and life).
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ebru Mavioğlu Ayan
Learning Outcomes
1Identification of corrosion and the recognizing the importance
2Losses caused by corrosion
3Understanding of corrosion processes and mechanisms, investigation of factors affecting corrosion
4Investigation of corrosion types and corrosion prevention methods
5Investigation of corrosion rate and corrosion rate determination methods
6Developing knowledge and skills in accordance with the requirements of those working in this area
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1- Definition of corrosion, losses caused by corrosion 2- To explain the importance of corrosion in industrial terms with examples. 3- Explanation of chemical and electrochemical reactions causing corrosion. 4- Describe the types of corrosion and precautions related to corrosion. 5- Investigation of factors affecting corrosion
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Explanation of the content of the course, definition of corrosion, importance of corrosion and explanation of losses caused by corrosion
2Battery cell and related definitions
3Basic principles of corrosion and explanation of mechanism of corrosion-I
4Basic principles of corrosion and explanation of mechanism of corrosion-II
5Classification of corrosion types-I and industrial applications-I
6Classification of corrosion types and industrial applications-II
7Classification of corrosion types and industrial applications-III
8Midterm exam
9Investigation of Corrosion in Different Media
10Teaching the precautions that can be taken about corrosion with applications-I
11Teaching the precautions that can be taken about corrosion with applications-II
12Teaching the precautions that can be taken about corrosion with applications-III
13Investigation of factors affecting corrosion rate, corrosion rate and controlling these factors
14Corrosion rate determination methods
15Corrosion in real environments (underground piping, city water networks, sea water and environment, boiler feed water etc.)
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1-Korozyon ve Önlenmesi, Prof. Dr. Saadet Üneri, Korozyon Derneği Yayınları, Ankara, Şubat 2011. 2-Elektrokimya ve Uygulamaları, Prof. Dr. Hayri Yalçın, Prof. Dr. Metin Gürü, Palme Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2000. 3-Korozyon İlkeler-Önlemler, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Erbil, Korozyon Derneği Yayınları, Ankara, Aralık 2012. 4- Corrosion and Protection, E.Bardal, Springer, 2003.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
Reading31030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)94
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