Introduction to the High Temperature Oxidation of Metals / Edition 2

Introduction to the High Temperature Oxidation of Metals / Edition 2

by Neil Birks, Gerald H. Meier, Frederick S. Pettit
     
 

A straightforward 2006 treatment describing the oxidation processes of metals and alloys at elevated temperatures.See more details below

Overview

A straightforward 2006 treatment describing the oxidation processes of metals and alloys at elevated temperatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521485173
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/23/2009
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1. Methods of investigation; 2. Thermodynamic fundamentals; 3. Mechanisms of oxidation; 4. Oxidation of pure metals; 5. Oxidation of alloys; 6. Oxidation by oxidants other than oxygen; 7. Reactions of metals in mixed environments; 8. Hot corrosion; 9. Erosion-corrosion of metals in oxidizing atmospheres; 10. Protective coatings; 11. Atmosphere control for the protection of metals during production processes; Appendix A. Solution to Fick's second law for a semi-infinite solid; Appendix B. Rigorous derivation of the kinetics of internal oxidation; Appendix C. Effects of impurities on oxide defect structure; Index.

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