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Cathodic Protection for Power Plant Piping - Protecting People and the Environment
PD Hours: 2 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $59.00 Purchase / Take Exam


Power plants contain many buried pipelines that will gradually corrode over the years, and when they suddenly fail, can lead to consequences ranging from annoying to potentially catastrophic. A staple for many years in the corrosion control industry to protect underground piping, and other equipment for that matter, is cathodic protection. However, it is a technique that is often not well understood or misapplied. This course examines fundamental cathodic protection.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Gain a solid understanding of the nature and causes of corrosion in underground piping systems.
  2. Understand the three basic types of cathodic protection systems.
  3. Learn three basic approaches that can be taken to cathodically protect underground piping and structures.
  4. Gain a better understanding of how cathodic protection is used to practice.