Format, Location, Length

Topics Covered


Purdue University

Underground corrosion, cathodic protection (basic)

100% lecture, on campus, 3 days

Principles of basic electricity

Forms of corrosion

Corrosion prevention

Cathodic protection, Part I

Cathodic protection, Part II

Cathodic protection equipment and applications, Part I

Cathodic protection equipment and applications, Part II

Cathodic protection monitoring


Underground corrosion, cathodic protection (advanced)


Cathodic protection design—Introduction

Cathodic protection design—Impressed, Part I

Cathodic protection design—Impressed, Part II

Cathodic protection installation Soil resistivity testing for cathodic protection installation

Cathodic protection design—Galvanic, Part I

Cathodic protection design—Galvanic, Part II

Group problem solving


Underground corrosion, coatings



Surface preparation

Generic coating types for pipeline exteriors and interiors

Coatings instrumentation

Pipeline pigging

Causes of coating failures

Tank linings

Hands-on field coating demonstration

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