METAL CORROSION IN BOATS
A comprehensive review of the causes of metal
corrosion in boats and appropriate preventative and corrective measures.
“I could have saved
the Gov. money if I'd only had [Westlawn course] TT 500 [Metal Corrosion in
Boats] years ago!”
Roger Mays – 2011
National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Course No: TT 500
This comprehensive distance-learning course
will provide a firm foundation in the causes of metal corrosion. It also
teaches current practices in its prevention, reduction, and cure.
Topics include: galvanic corrosion,
electrolytic corrosion, wastage, pitting, velocity effects, and cathodic
protection. The cause and mitigation of corrosion of stainless steel, copper-
and nickel-based alloy, aluminum, iron, and steel are studied. Special
consideration is given to problem areas underwater, on deck and aloft, and in
engine and fuel systems.
Prerequisite: Knowledge of
descriptive terminology used in boat construction. A computer with reliable
Internet access and email is required.
Number of Lessons: A 12-lesson course that
can be completed in about thirty-five hours of study.
services, Westlawn textbooks, and study guide.
Time Allowed to
$498 U.S., or 2
monthly payments of $249
or 2 monthly payments of $275
Award: Certificate of
Completion & 3.5 CEUs
Accreditation: Distance Education
and Training Council (DETC)
Systems For Boats & Fiberglass
Boatbuilding Materials & Methods
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