CORROSION FUNDAMENTALS


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CORROSION FUNDAMENTALS
CORROSION FUNDAMENTALS
INTRODUCTION Corrosion has been defined as “the deterioration of a material, usually a metal, that results from a chemical or electrochemical reaction with its environment” (ASTM G193, “NACE/ASTM Standard Terminology and Acronyms Related to Corrosion,” Annual Book of ASTM Standards, 2014, Vol. 03.02, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., 2014). Corrosion damage can show up as subsurface attack or cracking, so the traditional understanding does not cover the contemporary usage. In addition, the modern definition includes the deterioration of nonmetals, which will be covered in a later subsection. Most corrosion processes involve the chemical oxidation o…
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Dr. Don W. Green; Dr. Marylee Z. Southard: Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, 9th Edition. CORROSION FUNDAMENTALS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2019), AccessEngineering Export