Introduction to structural integrity
Introduction to structural integrity

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Introduction to structural integrity

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • differentiate between and describe dissolution, degredation and corrosion as they affect the deterioration of structural materials

  • predict electrochemical behaviour between dissimilar metals

  • explain galvanic corrosion in terms of the electrochemical series

  • distinguish between the hoop and longitudinal stresses in a pressure-vessel wall, and specify them in terms of the pressure, wall thickness and diameter of the vessel

  • describe the loads in the various parts of a structure and the most likely load path.

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