CTS – Basic Principle of Cathodic Protection Pipeline Design

March 27, 2023 EAPA Newsletters

The third session of the ‘Corrosion Technical Series’ was organized by the Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering (IMME), University of the Punjab, Lahore in collaboration with AMPP Pakistan Chapter on 26th October 2022 at the Lecture Room of IMME.

In the welcome address, the Chair of AMPP Pakistan Section, Engr. Shafqat Ali, briefed the participants about the objective of the Corrosion Technical Series and also introduced the speaker Imran Chaudhry, Senior Manager Operation of MAS Associates (Pvt.) Ltd. with the presentation titled ‘Basic Principle of Cathodic Protection Pipeline Design’. Mr. Imran briefly explained the steps involved in the design of the CP system, supported with case studies and field photographs at various stages of the project: from field data collection, arranging the field data in a proper format, formulas used for calculating different parameters and criteria for equipment selection. This was of interest to the participants who took part actively in the interactive question-answer session.

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Imran Chaudhry presented at the technical session


Liaquat Raza, Member At-large AMPP Pakistan Chapter also participated in the session. He appreciated the efforts of IMME for arranging technical talks by corrosion professionals who shared their knowledge and life experience with undergraduate students and young corrosion engineers. He advised students to learn new techniques and acquire knowledge with an emphasis on revolutionary techniques like simulation and machine learning. He stressed that to progress further in this field, they should avail of the free membership being offered by AMPP to the students.

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Liaquat Raza (Member At-large AMPP Pakistan) at the technical session


In the concluding remarks, Prof. Dr. Mohsin Ali Raza, Director, IMME thanked the speaker Imran Chaudhry for taking time from their busy schedule to deliver a great presentation. He further thanked Shafqat Ali and Liaquat Raza for participating in the session and appreciated their suggestions/ guidance to the young engineers to progress in their professional objectives. He also recognized the efforts of Ameeq Farooq, Lecture, IMME and Secretary, AMPP Pakistan Chapter for successfully arranging the Corrosion Technical Series and establishing a liaison between the institute and corrosion professionals/ companies. Finally, he acknowledged the efforts of the AMPP Pakistan Chapter team and welcomed them to continue such activities for corrosion awareness.

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Prof. Dr. Moshin Ali Raza (Director, IMME), Shafqat Ali (Chair, AMPP Pakistan Chapter) and Liaquat Raza (Member At-large AMPP PakistanChapter) presented a shield to Imran Chaudhry







Ameeq Farooq, Secretary, AMPP Pakistan Chapter AMPP & Lecturer, Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, University of the Punjab, Lahore




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