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Corrosion Causes and Effects

Learning objectives

  • Define corrosion and discuss its causes
  • Explain how corrosion relates to erosion
  • Identify major types of corrosion and describe how each can affect industrial plant systems
  • Relate hydrogen and hydroxyl ions to acids and bases, and discuss roles each can play in corrosion
  • List factors that affect the corrosion process in a boiler

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the causes and effects of the various types of corrosion found throughout the water and steam systems in a industrial facility.

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