Interactive Resource icon  Polarisation Plots: Characteristics

 
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Description: This animation demonstrates some characteristic features of a typical polarisation plot. It explains what the exchange current density is; it defines diffusion limitation and show the slops related to the Tafel equation.
Keywords: polarisation plot • overpotential • exchange current density • Tafel equation • diffusion limitation
Categories: Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation > Corrosion principles
Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Created by: MATTER, The University of Liverpool
Steven Meijers, Corus
Carlos Caicedo-Martinez, Corus
Contributions: Andreas Blistein, Alcan
Herman Terryn, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Iris De Graeve, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Marc Ryckeboer, Sapa
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 12 May 2005
Date added: 06 July 2010
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Resource ID: 2853