Estimation of Corrosion Rate of AISI 1016 Steel by the Analysis of Polarization Curves and Using the Method of Measuring Ohmic Resistance

K. V. Rybalka K. V. Rybalka , L. A. Beketaeva L. A. Beketaeva , A. D. Davydov A. D. Davydov
Российский электрохимический журнал
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By the example of the study of AISI 1016 steel corrosion in the HCl solution, the potentialities of various methods for determining the corrosion currents are studied. The corrosion rate of steel without polarization is determined using the method of measuring ohmic resistance of test specimen. It is shown that the iterative method used for the analysis of potentiodynamic curves in the vicinity of corrosion potential avoids the complications that arise when the Tafel extrapolation method is used in the absence of pronounced Tafel sections in these curves.

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  • Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119071, Moscow, Russia

    K. V. Rybalka, L. A. Beketaeva & A. D. Davydov

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