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Explain the Following Factor Affecting the Rate of Corrosion:Relative Areas of Anode and Cathode. - Applied Chemistry 2

Short Note

Explain the following factor affecting the rate of corrosion:
Relative areas of anode and cathode.

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Solution

Relative areas of anode and cathode: If the anodic area is very small as compared to cathodic area,corrosion occurs.The reason is current density at a smaller anodic area is much greater and the demand for electron by the cathodic area.

Concept: Factors Affecting the Rate of Corrosion Relative Area of Anodic and Cathodic Parts
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