Mahmoud Elmahdy

Senior cathodic protection engineer working at Petroleum Pipelines Co., Egypt. I have a B.SC. of electrical power engineering from Banha university, Egypt. I am interested in being familiar with codes and standards related to my field. I like sharing my knowledge with other.
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Articles by Mahmoud Elmahdy


Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures Corrosion and Electrical Interference in Buried Metallic Structures


Electrical interference is a threat that accelerates corrosion in buried metallic structures such as pipelines, tanks and vessels....

Practical Techniques for Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement Practical Techniques for Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement Practical Techniques for Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement Practical Techniques for Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement


In order to determine the adequacy of a cathodic protection system applied on a certain structure, its polarized potential has to be...

An Overview of Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement An Overview of Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement An Overview of Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement An Overview of Cathodic Protection Potential Measurement


Learn about cathodic protection potential measurement, a method used to determine the adequacy of a cathodic protection system by comparing...

Troubleshooting Cathodic Protection Systems and Function Systems Troubleshooting Cathodic Protection Systems and Function Systems Troubleshooting Cathodic Protection Systems and Function Systems Troubleshooting Cathodic Protection Systems and Function Systems


In order to ensure corrosion control of underground or submerged metallic structures, periodic function testing and troubleshooting of...

Cathodic Protection of Earthed Tank Farms Cathodic Protection of Earthed Tank Farms Cathodic Protection of Earthed Tank Farms Cathodic Protection of Earthed Tank Farms


Here we talk about the different cathodic protection system arrangements that are used for corrosion control of earthed tank farms, some of...

Human Error as a Factor in Corrosion Failure Human Error as a Factor in Corrosion Failure Human Error as a Factor in Corrosion Failure Human Error as a Factor in Corrosion Failure


One of the least addressed causes of corrosion is human error. Here we'll take a look at how human error contributes to corrosion failure...

What Causes Stress Corrosion Cracking In Pipelines? What Causes Stress Corrosion Cracking In Pipelines? What Causes Stress Corrosion Cracking In Pipelines? What Causes Stress Corrosion Cracking In Pipelines?


Stress corrosion cracking occurs as a result of a combination of corrosion and tensile stress. Here we'll take a look at the types of SCC...

The Basics of Cathodic Protection The Basics of Cathodic Protection The Basics of Cathodic Protection The Basics of Cathodic Protection


The function of cathodic protection is to reduce the potential difference between anodes and cathodes to a neglected value. Here's how it...