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At the electrode-electrolyte interface, there is a thin layer of space charge in a diffuse double layer. This may be of interest when modeling devices such as electrochemical capacitors and nanoelectrodes. This tutorial example shows how to couple the Nernst-Planck equations to the ... Read More
The purpose of this app is to understand EIS, Nyquist, and Bode plots. The app lets you vary the bulk concentration, diffusion coefficient, exchange current density, double layer capacitance, and the maximum and minimum frequency. Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) is a common ... Read More
The purpose of the app is to demonstrate and simulate the use of cyclic voltammetry. You can vary the bulk concentration of both species, transport properties, kinetic parameters, as well as the cycling voltage window and scan rate. Cyclic voltammetry is a common analytical technique ... Read More
In this model, the effect of corrosion product on galvanic corrosion between a magnesium alloy (AE44) and mild steel in contact with brine solution is presented, wherein deformed boundaries due to both deposition of corrosion product as well as dissolution of magnesium are considered. ... Read More
This tutorial example models the currents and the concentration of dissolved metal ions in a battery (corrosion cell) made from an orange and two metal nails. This type of battery is commonly used in chemistry lessons. Instead of an orange, lemons or potatoes can also be used. Read More
Steel pipelines are often subjected to complex stress/strain conditions in the oil and gas industry. Additionally, pipes are subjected to significant longitudinal strain due to soil movement. For the elastoplastic stress simulation, the Solid Mechanics interface is used with the small ... Read More
Pitting corrosion is a type of localized corrosion by which local cavities, pits, are formed on an initially smooth metal surface. A pit may be initialized by surface defects, such as an inhomogeneities in composition or shape, or mechanical abuse resulting in a small scratch or dent. ... Read More
Carbon dioxide in aqueous solution is highly corrosive and can cause significant damage to steel designs. Such conditions arise in pipes used in a variety of applications, especially within the petrochemical industry. In this tutorial example, turbulent flows consisting of carbon ... Read More
This example models galvanic corrosion between two different phases in a magnesium alloy for a representative cross-sectional microstructure configuration. The Phase Field interface is used here to model dissolution of a constituent phase leading to topological changes. The electrode ... Read More