This publication provides introductory technical guidance for civil engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and other professional engineers and construction managers interested in the principles of cathodic protection for purposes of corrosion control. Here is what is discussed: 1. THE CORROSION PROCESS, 2. TYPES OF CORROSION, 3. RATE OF CORROSION, 4. GALVANIC SERIES, 5. INTRODUCTION TO CATHODIC PROTECTION, 6. GALVANIC CATHODIC PROTECTION, 7. IMPRESSED CURRENT CATHODIC PROTECTION
Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with 35 years of experience designing buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a principal staff advisor to the California Legislature on capital outlay and infrastructure issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local offices with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineering Institute and National Society of Professional Engineers. He is a Fellow of ASCE and AEI.