Corrosion of Metals (EXP)

Re-excavation of King Tutankhamun's tomb has revealed an undiscoered chamber. You are a metallurgist working for the Museum of Cairo and have been tasked with protecting the priceless artefacts found in the tomb from being corroded further than they already have been.

A picture of two Egyptian sarcophagi. Image from Dreamstime.

Problem written by: Izzar Linares

Curriculum items covered: Oxidation and reduction, electrochemical cells, reduction potentials.

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