AMPP India Chapter had organized the newly developed Online Training programmeBasic Corrosion and Mitigation Methodsduring 19 – 20 May 2023.
Mr. N Manohar Rao, AMPP Member-At-Large, inaugurated the Programme, briefed the activities of the AMPP India Chapter and welcomed all the participants.
The Program covered the concepts of corrosion, the causes of corrosion and the methods by which corrosion is identified and mitigated. It focused on different corrosion protection methods. In the current business environment, corrosion failures may involve personal injuries, fatalities, unscheduled shutdowns, contaminated products and environmental damage. However, the lack of knowledge and experience in corrosion and corrosion protection among local technical managers, designers, engineers, and technicians remains one of the main obstacles to effective action in the industry.
The faculty included professional experts from organizations and academic institutions. The topics were as below:
Introduction to Corrosion, basic electrochemistry, and Thermodynamics - Prof Lakshman Neelakantan, IIT Madras
Electrode kinetics, Fundamentals of corrosion rate measurement and electrochemical work bench - Prof Lakshman Neelakantan, IIT Madras
Forms of Corrosion - general and localized, effect of stress and motion – Dr. Shyama Ranade, Consultant
Corrosive Environments - Prof. Kallol Mondal, IIT Kanpur
Fifty participated professional engineers from various industries such as HM Water Components Pvt Ltd., Boekhoff Technocrates, Sylhet Gas Fields Limited, Allied Engineers, Grauer & Weil (India) Ltd., Nicco Engineering Services Ltd, Dorf Ketal Chemicals India Private Limited, Toyo Engineering India Pvt. Ltd, Alleima India Pvt Ltd, Aarti Industries Ltd, Heeru Group, Engineers India Limited, Radhe Structorepair Pvt. Ltd, REALM Intermediates P. Ltd., M-FireWorld Pvt. Ltd, HPCL-Mittal Pipelines Limited, Metal Samples and others. Mr. Rishikesh Mishra, Manager – Technical Services, AMPP India Chapter was the coordinator for the program.
The training program had a stupendous success and received high appreciation from participants. Closing of the training programme ended with thanks to all participants.