Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.01.2016 - 10.03.2016

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Prof. Mari Lundström

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After passing the course student can:

apply the mixed potential theory to kinetic and equilibrium evaluations of leaching and corrosion systems,

design and conduct electrochemical experiments to measure reaction rates and corrosion rates and corrosion probabilities,

dimension a leaching, solution purification and recovery process based on selected aims, such as yield, selectivity or residence time,

apply the techniques of materials selection and corrosion engineering to the design of processing equipment.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Applied electrochemistry in hydrometallurgical materials production, oxidation and reduction reactions

Electrochemistry of corrosion

Experimental design using Modde software

Electrochemical research methods, experiments and data analysis

Corrosion engineering in process equipment

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Tutorials and exercises in a computer class

Laboratory exercises

Corrosion problem-solving cases

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 24 h

Tutorials and exercises 12 h

Laboratory work including reports 72 h

Independent studies 27 h

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

CHEM-E6180 Fundamentals of Hydrometallurgy

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 – 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):