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Overview

Despite their efforts, industries continue to lose millions of dollars every year to the destructive effects of corrosion on both structures and equipment. A large part of the problem is that diagnosing its causes and developing strategies to avoid corrosion depend on the application of principles drawn from a broad spectrum of physical sciences not typically encountered in engineering and other technical disciplines associated with industrial production.

While continuing to fully explain the basic principles needed to understand corrosion science, this new edition of Corrosion Science and Technology has been updated and expanded to present the very latest technologies and strategies for limiting costly metal degradation caused by corrosion. Written by respected experts who possess an understanding of the sciences involved as well as experience with the development of corrosion control methods, this volume describes the chemistry, electrochemistry, physics, and metallurgy of various types of metals, and evaluates numerous protection measures and surface treatments.

New to the Second Edition

• New chapters that examine the corrosion resistance of copper, nickel, titanium, and their respective alloys

• An entire chapter devoted to the expanded discussion of cathodic protection by impressed current and sacrificial anodes

• Extended coverage of the equipment used in the medicine, power generation, and marine environments

• Additional case histories and recently employed real-world applications

Exploring corrosion control methods used in an expanded variety of commercial enterprises including aviation, automobile manufacturing, food processing, and building construction, this practical guide presents proven and cost-effective methods that industrial engineers can call upon to better protect material assets.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849392481
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 5/24/2007
  • Series: Materials Science & Technology Series , #5
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Overview of Corrosion and Protection Strategies
Corrosion in Aqueous Media
Thermal Oxidation
Environmentally Sensitive Cracking
Strategies for Corrosion Control
Some Symbol Conventions and Equations
Structures Participating in Corrosion Processes
Origins and Characteristics of Structure
The Structure of Water and Aqueous Solutions
The Structures of Metal Oxides
The Structures of Metals
Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Corrosion Processes
Thermodynamics of Aqueous Corrosion
Kinetics of Aqueous Corrosion
Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Dry Oxidation
Mixed-Metal Systems
Galvanic Stimulation
Galvanic Protection
The Intervention of Stress
Environment-Sensitive Cracking
Enhanced Corrosion in Flowing or Turbulent Aqueous Media
Stress-Corrosion Cracking (SCC)
Corrosion Fatigue
Enhanced Corrosion in Flowing or Turbulent Aqueous Media
Precautions against Stress-Induced Failures
Protective Coatings
Surface Preparation
Electrodeposition
Hot-Dip Coatings
Conversion Coatings
Paint Coatings for Metals
Corrosion of Iron and Steels
Iron and Steel Microstructures
Rusting
Oxidation of Iron and Steels
Stainless Steels
Phase Equilibria
Commercial Stainless Steels
Resistance to Aqueous Corrosion
Resistance to Dry Oxidation
Applications
Applications of Cast Stainless Steels
Corrosion Resistance of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys
Physical Metallurgy of Some Standard Alloys
Corrosion Resistance
Corrosion Resistance of Copper and Copper Alloys
Chemical Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Pure Copper
Constitutions and Corrosion Behavior of Copper Alloys
Corrosion Resistance of Nickel and Its Alloys
Chemical Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Pure Nickel
Constitutions and Corrosion Behavior of Nickel Alloys
Corrosion Resistance of Titanium and Its Alloys
Chemical Characteristics and Corrosion Behavior of Pure Titanium
Constitutions and Corrosion Behavior of Titanium Alloys
Applications
Cathodic Protection
Principles
Buried Pipelines and Distribution Systems
Cathodic Protection in Open Waters
Side Reactions and Overprotection
Measuring Instruments
Corrosion and Corrosion Control in Aviation
Airframes
Gas Turbine Engines
Corrosion Control in Automobile Manufacture
Overview
Corrosion Protection for Automobile Bodies
Corrosion Protection for Engines
Bright Trim
Corrosion Control in Food Processing and Distribution
General Considerations
The Application of Tinplate for Food and Beverage Cans
Dairy Industries
Brewing
Control of Corrosion in Building Construction
Introduction
Structures
Cladding
Metal Roofs, Siding, and Flashing
Plumbing and Central Heating Installations
Corrosion of Metals in Timber
Application of Stainless Steels in Leisure Pool Buildings
Corrosion Control in Marine Environments
Natures of Marine Environments
Ships
Offshore Platforms
Corrosion Control in Steam-Raising Plant for Power Generation
Fossil Fuel-Fired Boilers
Recirculating Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) Steam Generators
Principles of Corrosion Testing
Accelerated Tests
Exposure Tests
Pilot Tests
Stress-Enhanced Corrosion Tests
Tests for Resistance to Thermal Oxidation
Index

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