One-day specialist training courses, that can be linked to form a four day short course, covering various aspects of aqueous corrosion, it's monitoring and prevention at Cranfield University.

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Aimed at design and maintenance engineers and technical staff from a wide-range of industries including the offshore, water and aeronautical sectors. 

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 26 - 29 Nov 2018
  • Duration1-4 days
  • LocationCranfield Campus
  • Cost

    4 day attendance: £980 1 day attendance: £290

    Concessions available

Course structure

Courses are delivered through lectures and group exercises by subject specialists from the academic community at Cranfield. Delegates receive full course notes which complement the lectures and provide an invaluable reference tool in the workplace.

Core content

Fundamentals of Corrosion 

  • Principles of aqueous corrosion
  • Corrosion kinetics
  • High temperature corrosion

Corrosion Mechanisms

  • Stainless steels
  • Pitting corrosion
  • Crevice corrosion
  • Corrosion fatigue
  • Microbial corrosion
  • H2S corrosion
  • Hydrogen embrittlement
  • Stress corrosion cracking
  • COcorrosion
  • Corrosion exercises

Corrosion Control and Monitoring

  • Corrosion control
  • Inhibitors
  • Cathodic protection
  • Overview of offshore corrosion or lab session
  • Service failures


Who should attend

Aimed at design and maintenance engineers and technical staff from a wide-range of industries including the offshore, water and aeronautical sectors. 

Speakers

Sue Impey is a Senior Lecturer at Cranfield University with experience and expertise in surface science and engineering.  She provides technical support in materials characterisation and surface analysis.  Her research includes aqueous corrosion and corrosion control of steels, nickel and non-ferrous alloys.  Recent research activities include corrosion control for large reciprocating diesel engines and life extension activities for industrial building services.

Clare Watt is currently a Corrosion & Integrity Consultant with KW Consulting Engineers. Clare has previously worked for CNRL and ExxonMobil as a consultant and UK Corrosion Integrity Advisor specialising in projects for the oil and gas, defence and nuclear industries.

Joy Sumner is a Lecturer in Energy Materials.  Joy's current research concerns material behaviour in different corrosive and oxidative environments, including iron and nickel based alloys, the effects of thermal barriers and corrosion resistant coatings.  Joy also has an interest in the empirical modelling of corrosion development.

Andy Pidcock is a Research Fellow at Cranfield, and formerly an engineer working on both coal and nuclear power generation sites.  Andy completed a PhD in aqueous corrosion at Cranfield before joining as a researcher examining materials, coatings and corrosion/oxidation in power generation and aerospace systems.

For more information on the Corrosion Training Programme please contact:  Dr Sue Impey on +44 (0)1234 754062 or email s.a.impey@cranfield.ac.uk

Concessions

20% discount for Cranfield alumni, 10% discount for colleagues of alumni

£920 - Professional/trade association discount

£860 - Multiple bookings*

One-day short course fees:

20% discount for Cranfield alumni, 10% discount for colleagues of alumni

£275 - Professional/trade association discount

£265 - Multiple bookings*

* Minimum of five delegates


Accommodation

We are pleased to offer an exclusive accommodation package at our Mitchell Hall  hotel. Located on campus, all rooms are en-suite and available on a half-board basis from Sunday to Wednesday. The cost of this package is £297. If you would like to book this accommodation package* for this short course, please indicate this on the registration form. 

Alternatively, you may wish to make your own arrangement at a nearby hotel.

*Subject to availability.

Location and travel

Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world. 

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield University
College Road
Cranfield
Bedford 
MK43 0AL

Read our Professional development (CPD) booking conditions.