Text icon  TALAT Lecture 5102: Reactivity of the Aluminium Surface in Aqueous Solutions

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Description: This lecture provides better understanding of the electrochemistry of aluminium; it gives an introduction to the other lectures. Some knowledge in aluminium metallurgy, simple chemistry (thermodynamics and kinetics), electricity and general electrochemistry is assumed.
Keywords: surface treatment • electrochemical principles • aqueous solutions • reactivity • equilibrium conditions • Pourbaix diagram • anodic polarization • cathodic polarization • polarization curve
Categories: Science approaches > Thermodynamics & kinetics
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation
Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Surface properties
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
H Terryn, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 25 September 2009
Resource ID: 2244