3.A27 | Fall 2007 | Undergraduate

Case Studies in Forensic Metallurgy

Soggy Furs


Callister, Section 17.4: Prediction of Corrosion Rates. pp. 631-638

Russell, Ken. “Report on the Furs Warehouse Plumbing Failure.” (PDF)


There is a lot to be learned from the photographic evidence supplied. What in particular did you take away? You might go so far as to consider the potential materials involved and what caused them to look as they do in the picture.

Based on the reading about corrosion, how do your views of the pictures change?

Please prepare a short presentation on the Soggy Furs case and evidence.

Please prepare a short presentation on corrosion.

Further Reading

Calamities” column: The Case of the Soggy Furs

Course Info

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Fall 2007
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