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FKD3270 Electrochemical Techniques for Corrosion Study - Theory and Practice 6.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FKD3270 (Spring 2016–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic electrochemical concepts, potentials and currents, DC techniques (OCP, LPR, Tafel Polarization, PD, CPD and CV), EIS, Mott-Schottky plot.

The course includes introduction lectures, lab practice with instruments and software, and seminars by the PhD students who have used the techniques, and thorough discussions of different techniques by the students.

Intended learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the student should have sufficient knowledge to use common electrochemical techniques for corrosion research and able to interpret the results correctly.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic electrochemistry, some experience with the techniques.

Recommended prerequisites

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Chosen chapters from relevant books.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


    Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

    The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

    The examination will be based on the performance at the seminar (lecture and response to the questions).

    Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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    Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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    Ethical approach

    • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
    • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
    • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

    Further information

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    Education cycle

    Third cycle

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    Jinshan Pan, e-post:, tel: +46 8 7906739

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at CBH/Chemistry