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Description: An important corrosion property often measured in the lab and field is the potential of an electrode. This case study gives an overview of how and why this is done as well as giving insight into how to interpret the measurements. This is an introductory level case study.
Keywords: corrosion potential • reference electrodes • reference scale • field measurements • calomel reference electrode • iron • zinc • NaCl • standard hydrogen electrode
Categories: Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation > Corrosion principles
Properties > Chemical & biological > Chemical
Created by: Salah Faidi, University of Manchester
Contributions: Prof Bob Cottis, Corrosion and Protection Centre, University of Manchester
Prof Anne Neville, University of Leeds
Dr Neil Short, Aston University
Dr Peter Boden, University of Nottingham
Dr Trevor Hodgkiess, University of Glasgow
Published by: UKCME
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Date created: 01 January 1995
Date added: 20 October 2009
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Resource ID: 2267