mixed potential

mixed potential

[′mikst pə′ten·chəl]
(physical chemistry)
The electrode potential of a material while more than one electrochemical reaction is occurring simultaneously.
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Anodic and cathodic processes are coupled and take place at the same speed and at a common potential, called mixed potential (Badea, 2000).
Topics to be discussed include introduction to corrosion; electrochemical Rxns; redox potentials; Faraday's Law, corrosion rates, exchange current density; activation and concentration polarization; mixed potential theory; experimental polarization curves; passivation and inhibition; polarization methods; electrochemical impedance spectroscopy; electrochemical noise; weight loss and exposure testing; types of corrosion; materials choice--metals, alloys, and new materials; galvanic corrosion and cathodic protection; corrosion control by coatings; adhesion, corrosion inhibitors, surface pretreatments; accelerated testing of coating systems; lifetime of coatings; and sensors in coatings.