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Galvanic Corrosion and Series Table in Sea Water
Ship's Log - Materials
01/03/2002

Galvanic TableCorrosion is either chemical or electrochemical in nature. The distinction between chemical and electrochemical corrosion is based on the corrosion causing mechanism. Chemical corrosion is the direct result of exposure of a material to a chemical and is governed by the kinetics of chemical reactions.

Electrochemical corrosion is the dissolution of a metal through the oxidation process and can be defined as "degradation of a metal by an  electrochemical reaction with its environment". This phomena also known as galvanic corrision.

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