Corrosion Notes (May 2018)

As preparation for writing the original grant proposal, Tony Paxton and Andrew Horsfield put together some notes on their understanding of the definition of terms used in electrochemistry, and some of the understanding of physics of corrosion. Mnemonics and definitions OILRIG: Oxidation Is Loss Reduction Is Gain At an Anode we have oxidAtion At a Cathode we have reduCtion A reduction reaction has the electrons on the left.