• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.
Course - Corrosion Control In The Refining Industry

This course provides methods of corrosion control through material selection and designing a systematic method for applying the technology of corrosion prevention to the design process. Classroom instruction is comprised of lectures and open discussions.

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Anyone who needs the ability to recognize corrosion and understand its devastating potential, especially as it relates to his or her area of responsibility in the refining industry.
  • design engineers
  • process engineers
  • procurement agents
  • maintenance planners
  • service company representatives who support refineries
  • corrosion and equipment engineers
  • metallurgists
  • inspectors and inspection supervisors
There are no required prerequisites for this course.

1-2 years of work experience and Basic Corrosion or Basic Corrosion e-Course.
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the various forms of corrosion and the specific mechanisms that result in each form
  • Define electrochemical processes and concepts
  • Recognize the different types of corrosive environments that affect corrosion
  • Give examples as to how and when to use control corrosion methods of design, materials selection, modification of environment, protective coatings, and cathodic and anodic protection
  • Give examples of control corrosion by selection of design and engineering materials, modification of environment, cathodic and anodic protection, and protective coatings
  • Discuss corrosion monitoring techniques using testing, inspection, specimen exposure, electrochemical methods, water chemistry, and analysis of deposits
  • Corrosion Control in the Refining Industry CD Manual
Schedule Summary
 Start TimeEnd Time
Day 18:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 28:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 38:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 48:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 58:00 AM12:00 PM