On completion of this tutorial you should be able to:
- Introduce and explain the basic ideas of electrochemistry, including electrochemical potentials, half cell reactions and equilibria.
- Describe the mechanisms of aqueous corrosion
- Derive the Nernst equation and show how it can be used to derive Pourbaix diagrams.
- Explain the information contained in a Pourbaix diagram, and demonstrate how this can be used to predict corrosion behaviour.
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