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Corrosion Science and Technology


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Preface to Third Edition Chapter 1 Overview of Corrosion and Protection Strategies 1.1 Corrosion in Aqueous Media 1.2 Thermal Oxidation 1.3 Environmentally-Sensitive Cracking 1.4 Strategies for Corrosion Control 1.5 Some Symbols, Conventions and Equations Chapter 2 Structures Participating in Corrosion Processes 2.1 Origins and Characteristics of Structure 2.2 The Structure of Water and Aqueous Solutions 2.3 The Structures of Metal Oxides 2.4 The Structures of Metals Chapter 3 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Corrosion Processes 3.1 Thermodynamics of Aqueous Corrosion 3.2 Kinetics of Aqueous Corrosion 3.3 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Dry Oxidation Appendix: Construction of Some Pourbaix Diagrams Chapter 4 Mixed Metal Systems 4.1 Galvanic Stimulation 4.2 Galvanic Protection Chapter 5 The Intervention of Stress 5.1 Stress-Corrosion Cracking (SCC) 5.2 Corrosion Fatigue 5.3 Enhanced Corrosion in Flowing or Turbulent Aqueous Media 5.4 Precautions against Stress-Induced Failures Chapter 6 Protective Coatings 6.1 Surface Preparation 6.2 Electrodeposition 6.3 Hot Dip Coatings 6.4 Conversion Coatings 6.5 Paint Coatings for Metals 7 Corrosion of Iron and Steels 7.1 Iron and Steel Microstructures 7.2 Rusting 7.3 The Oxidation of Iron and Steels Chapter 8 Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steels 8.1 Phase Equilibria 8.2 Commercial Stainless Steels 8.3 Resistance to Aqueous Corrosion 8.4 Resistance to Dry Oxidation 8.5 Applications of Wrought Steels 8.6 Applications of Cast Steels Problems and Solutions for Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Corrosion Resistance of Aluminum and its Alloys 9.1 Summary of Physical Metallurgy of Some Standard Alloys 9.2 Corrosion Resistance Chapter 10 Corrosion Resistance of Copper and its Alloys 10.1 Chemical Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Pure Copper 10.2 Constitutions and Corrosion Behavior of Copper Alloys Chapter 11 Corrosion Resistance of Nickel and Its Alloys 11.1 Chemical Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Pure Nickel 11.2 Constitutions and Corrosion Behavior of Nickel Alloys Chapter 12 Corrosion Resistance of Titanium and its Alloys 12.1 Chemical Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Pure Titanium 12.2 Constitutions and Corrosion Behavior of Titanium Alloys 12.3 Applications Chapter 13 Corrosion Resistance of Zinc 13.1 Occurrence and Extraction 13.2 Structure and Properties 13.3 Applications 13.4 Corrosion Characteristics of Zinc 13.5 Cadmium Chapter 14 Corrosion Resistance of Magnesium and its Alloys 14.1 Physical Properties 14.2 Chemical Properties 14.3 Corrosion Resistance 14.4 Alloy Formulation 14.5 Canning for Nuclear Reactor Fuel 14.6. Stress Corrosion Cracking 14.7. Magnesium Sacrificial Anodes 14.8. Protection of Magnesium by Coatings Chapter 15 Corrosion Resistance of Tin and Tin Alloys 15.1 Occurrence Extraction and Refining 15.2 Chemical Characteristics and Corrosion Resistance Chapter 16 Corrosion Resistance of Lead 16.1 Occurrence and Extraction 16.2 Chemical Characteristics and Corrosion Behavior 16.3 Applications Chapter 17 Corrosion Resistance of Zirconium and Hafnium 17.1 Occurrence Extraction and Refining 17.2 Some Chemical Characteristics and Corrosion Behavior 17.3 Applications Chapter 18 Corrosion Resistance of Beryllium 18.1 Occurrence Extraction and Refining 18.2 Characteristics of Commercially Pure Metal 18.3 Applications Chapter 19 Corrosion Resistance of Uranium 19.1 Occurrence and Extraction of the Natural Metal 19.2 Uranium Metallurgy and Chemistry 19.3 Corrosion in Water and Steam 19.4 Oxidation Chapter 20 Cathodic Protection 20.1 Principles 20.2 Buried Pipelines and Distribution Systems. 20.3 Cathodic Protection In Open Waters 20.4 Side Reactions and Overprotection 20.5 Measuring Instruments Chapter 21 Corrosion and Corrosion Control in Aviation 21.1 Airframes 21.2 Gas Turbine Engines Chapter 22 Corrosion Control in Automobile Manufacture 22.1 Overview 22.2 Corrosion Protection for Automobile Bodies 22.3 Corrosion Protection for Engines 22.4. Bright Trim Chapter 23 Corrosion Control in Food Processing and Distribution 23.1 General Considerations 23.2 The Application of Tinplate for Food and Beverage Cans 23.3 Dairy Industries 23.4 Brewing Chapter 24 Corrosion Control in Building Construction 24.1 Introduction 24.2 Structures 24.3 Cladding 24.4 Metal Roofs, Siding and Flashing 24.5 Plumbing and Central Heating Installations 24.6 Corrosion of Metals in Timber 24.7 Application of Stainless Steels in Leisure Pool Buildings Chapter 25 Corrosion Control in Marine Environments 25.1 Nature of Environments 25.2 Ships 25.3 Off-shore Platforms Chapter 26 Corrosion Control in Steam Raising by Fossil Fuels for Power Generation 26.1 Fossil Fuels Chapter 27 Some Corrosion Issues in Nuclear Engineering 27.1 Overview 27.2 Fusion 27.3 Fission 27.4 Nuclear Propulsion 27.5 Regulated Materials 27.6 Containment, Decommissioning & Disposal 27.7 Summary Chapter 28 Oilfield Corrosion 28.1 Overview 28.2 Oilfield Chemistry 28.3 Materials Issues 28.4 Inhibitors 28.5 Summary Chapter 29 The Role of Corrosion Testing 29.1 Accelerated Tests 29.2 Exposure Tests 29.3 Pilot Tests 29.4 Stress-Enhanced Corrosion Tests 29.5 Tests for Resistance to Thermal Oxidation Chapter 30 Prediction of Corrosion Failures 30.1 Overview 30.2 Mechanisms 30.3 Physical and Biological Vectors 30.4 Statistics 30.5 Kinetics, Modelling and Prediction 30.6 Epilogue

About the Author

David Talbot graduated with a B.Sc and an M.Sc. from the University of Wales and a Ph.D. from Brunel University for research on gas-metal equilibria. From 1949 to 1966, he was employed at the research laboratories of the British Aluminium Company Ltd., contributing to research promoting the development of manufacturing processes and to customer service. From 1966 to 1994, he taught courses on corrosion and other aspects of chemical metallurgy at Brunel University and maintained an active interest in research and development, mainly in collaboration with manufacturing industries in the United Kingdom and the United States. He was a member of the Institute of Materials and had chartered engineer status; he served as a member of the council of the London Metallurgical Society. Dr. Talbot wrote many papers on chemical aspects of metallurgy, a review on metal-hydrogen systems in International Metallurgical Reviews, and a section on gas-metal systems in Smithells Reference Book. James Talbot graduated with a B.Sc. ARCS, from Imperial College, London, and received his M.Sc. from Brunel University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Reading for research on the physical chemistry of aqueous solutions and its application to natural waters. Dr. Talbot worked at the River Laboratory of the Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Dorset, United Kingdom, where he assessed and predicted physical chemical changes occurring in river management, He has written papers on the speciation of solutes in natural waters. From 2000 to 2006, he was a lecturer in materials research chemistry at Cranfield University in the United Kingdom, where he specialized in the physicochemical aspects of corrosion, polymer science, and process science. He is presently a chemist with interests in species specific corrosion mechanisms. Dr. Talbot is a current member of the Structure and Properties of Materials Committee of the Institute of Metals, Minerals and Mining. He has published in the fields of corrosion, polymer chemistry, solution chemistry, and the chemistry of natural waters.


"...a great book for corrosion science, suitable for both (graduate) students and professionals. The selection of topics is comprehensive, and subjects are presented with a remarkable depth of analysis. The authors explain the subject matter clearly and concisely, making this work a valuable option as a textbook. In addition, this book provides several examples of real-world examples, thereby helping the reader to translate the theoretical and fundamental concepts to corrosion problems and solutions in day-to-day scientific and engineering applications."
-Fabio Variola, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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