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Corrosion Engineering

Principles and Practice

By Pierre R. Roberge

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Format: Hardcover, 754 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 April 2008
The Latest Methods for Preventing and Controlling Corrosion in All Types of Materials and Applications Now you can turn to Corrosion Engineering for expert coverage of the theory and current practices you need to understand water, atmospheric, and high-temperature corrosion processes. This comprehensive resource explains step-by-step how to prevent and control corrosion in all types of metallic materials and applications-from steel and aluminum structures to pipelines. Filled with 300 illustrations, this skills-building guide shows you how to utilize advanced inspection and monitoring methods for corrosion problems in infrastructure, process and food industries, manufacturing, and military industries. Authoritative and complete, Corrosion Engineering features:Expert guidance on corrosion prevention and control techniques Hands-on methods for inspection and monitoring of corrosion problems New methods for dealing with corrosion A review of current practice, with numerous examples and calculations Inside This Cutting-Edge Guide to Corrosion Prevention and Control * Introduction: Scope and Language of Corrosion * Electrochemistry of Corrosion * Environments: Atmospheric Corrosion * Corrosion by Water and Steam * Corrosion in Soils * Reinforced Concrete * High-Temperature Corrosion * Materials and How They Corrode: Engineering Materials * Forms of Corrosion * Methods of Control: Protective Coatings * Cathodic Protection * Corrosion Inhibitors * Failure Analysis and Design Considerations * Testing and Monitoring: Corrosion Testing and Monitoring

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Study of Corrosion Chapter 2. Corrosion Basics Chapter 3. Corrosion Electrochemistry Chapter 4. Corrosion Thermodynamics Chapter 5. Corrosion Kinetics and Applications of Electrochemistry to Corrosion Chapter 6. Recognizing the Forms of Corrosion Chapter 7. Corrosion Failures, Factors, and Cells Chapter 8. Corrosion by Water Chapter 9. Atmospheric Corrosion Chapter 10. Corrosion in Soils and Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion Chapter 11. Materials Selection, Testing, and Design Considerations Chapter 12. Corrosion as a Risk Chapter 13. Cathodic Protection Chapter 14. Protective Coatings Chapter 15. High-Temperature Corrosion Appendix A: Historical Perspective Appendix B: Periodic Table Appendix C: SI Units Conversion Table Index

About the Author

Pierre R. Roberge, Ph.D., P.E., is a professor at the Royal Military College of Canada, where he teaches materials engineering, corrosion engineering, and electrochemical power sources. He previously worked as a research scientist in industry, specializing in the performance of materials in service and the production of energy with electrochemical power sources. Dr. Roberge has written numerous journal articles and conference papers and is the author of several engineering titles, including McGraw-Hill's Handbook of Corrosion Engineering.

EAN: 9780071482431
ISBN: 0071482431
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Dimensions: 23.11 x 16 x 4.83 centimetres (1.04 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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