Engineering Studies – H1 Civil Engineering – Materials and Manufacturing

This topic investigates types of corrosion and the process of corrosion. Methods of minimising corrosion is a key concept of this topic.

Key Concepts

  • The impact of corrosion
  • Electrochemistry of corrosion
  • Types of corrosion
  • Corrosion protection

Discussion Questions

  1. Discuss the negative effects that corrosion can have on structures.
  2. Describe methods used to minimise corrosion.
  3. Describe the electrochemistry of corrosion.
  4. Compare various materials based on their electrochemical activity.


Corrosion in civil engineering applications