Cathodic Component of Corrosion Process: Polarization Curve with Two Tafel Portions

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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A method for the analysis of corrosion process involving two cathodic reactions and one anodic reaction is proposed. By way of example, this method is used to calculate a particular cathodic polarization curve with two Tafel portions. The calculated polarization curve coincides with the experimental curve measured on stainless steel in 0.5 M HCl solution.

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  • Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii pr. 31, Moscow, 119071, Russia

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

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