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Nucleating change in the Philippines through Materials Science and Engineering: Cultivating Materials Engineers As Professionals

What is nucleation?

“Nucleation – the formation of very small (often submicroscopic) particles, or nuclei, of the new phase, which are capable of growing.[1]”

What is Materials Science and Engineering? 1,327 more words

Academe And Engineering

When Old Things are Made New Again

Steel is the foundation of the modern structure, be it buildings, airplanes, or ships.  Plain carbon steel is a simple mixture of carbon and iron in just the right proportion to provide excellent strength.   107 more words


A fast, sensitive, and accurate tool for malaria diagnosis

Before Ebola, there was malaria. In recent months, the deadly Ebola virus has ravished West Africa, claiming more than 8400 lives to date. The much more ubiquitous malaria parasite has claimed even more victims: In 2013, an estimated 584 000 people—many of them children in Africa under age 5— 522 more words


Corrosion Testing

In this blog, is the review on the first blog (Introduction to Degradation). In the first blog Galvanic Corrosion and Pitting Corrosion is being discussed according to the figure below. 671 more words

Pitting Corrosion

Forms of Corrosion

Intergranular Corrosion

Intergranular corrosion is a type of localized type corrosion, which where the corrosion occurs at the grain boundaries, due to the presence of precipitates and then segregates (TRETHEWEY, Kenneth R, 1995). 892 more words

Pitting Corrosion

Introduction to Degradation

According to the figure above it shows corrosion on the naming plaque of the Chantry tower. There are many types of corrosion, but by observing the figure it shows two types of corrosion which are galvanic corrosion and pitting corrosion. 363 more words

Pitting Corrosion

Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel – An alloy of iron with the mixture of chromium (12%), which the key point of making stainless steel stainless. The chromium in steel combines with oxygen in the atmosphere to form a protective layer knows as passive film. 1,539 more words

Pitting Corrosion