galvanic cell


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galvanic cell

[gal′van·ik ′sel]
(electricity)
An electrolytic cell that is capable of producing electric energy by electrochemical action.
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As with Catize, addition of the CarbOne additive to a primer creates a passive galvanic cell that protects the substrate.
When lead and copper plumbing pipes are connected, a galvanic cell is created.
Swarf deposited on the part and not properly washed away forms a galvanic cell, and rust will occur underneath the swarf.
In 1961, Mancy's doctoral research resulted in the development and application of the Galvanic Cell Oxygen Analyzer, which gave environmental scientists the ability to instantaneously measure dissolved oxygen concentrations in water systems (quiescent or flowing).
The 15 papers selected for publication discuss such topics as the electrochemical behavior of nickel-aluminum alloys in sodium chloride solutions, surface protection for aircraft maintenance by means of zinc rich primers, a continuum damage model for a biodegradable magnesium alloy stent, and an approach to iron corrosion via the numerical simulation of a galvanic cell.
The galvanic cell in parallel with the industrial cell using the same electrical parameters of working (voltage and current density), but using different flow rates of galvanic electrolyte, the values showing the influence of convection forced intensity on quantitative and qualitative parameters of deposition are obtained.
Other topics include galvanic cell formation during MEMS release processes, the mechanical performance of a silicon diaphragm for space application, a testing facility for experimental investigation of MEMS dynamics, and bio/chemical sensing by thin membrane transducers.