Local Probe Techniques for Corrosion Research Book

Local Probe Techniques for Corrosion Research


  • Author : R Oltra
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845692599

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Local Probe Techniques for Corrosion Research Excerpt :

The effective investigation of corrosion requires the use of methods that can probe material surfaces at the atomic or molecular level and can be used in situ. This important collection reviews the range of techniques available and how they can be used to analyse different types of corrosion. A number of chapters discuss the use of scanning probe microscopy techniques such as electrochemical scanning tunnelling microscopy and atomic force microscopy (EC-STM and EC-AFM). Other chapters analyse local electrochemical techniques such as scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM), scanning vibrating electrode techniques (SVET), scanning droplet and scanning kelvin probe microscopy (SKFM), as well as microraman spectroscopy and photoelectrochemical imaging. The book reviews the application of these techniques in practice to various metals and types of coating as well as different kinds of corrosion. With its distinguished editors and team of contributors, this is a valuable reference for all those concerned with corrosion research. Discusses methods that can probe material surfaces at the atomic or molecular level A valuable reference for all those concerned with corrosion research

Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies Book

Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies


  • Author : Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-03-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444632456

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Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies Excerpt :

Handbook of Modern Coating Technologies: Advanced Characterization Methods reviews advanced characterization methods of modern coating technologies. The topics in this volume consist of scanning vibrating electrode technique, spectroscopic ellipsometry, advances in X-ray diffraction, neutron reflectivity, micro- and nanoprobes, fluorescence technique, stress measurement methods in thin films, micropotentiometry, and localized corrosion studies.

Mechanical and Electro chemical Interactions under Tribocorrosion Book

Mechanical and Electro chemical Interactions under Tribocorrosion


  • Author : Pierre Ponthiaux
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128237663

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Mechanical and Electro chemical Interactions under Tribocorrosion Excerpt :

Mechanical and Electro-chemical Interactions under Tribocorrosion: From Measurements to Modelling for Building a Relevant Monitoring Approach looks at progress in the field of tribocorrosion. The work is a result of the efforts of the European tribocorrosion community gathered under the auspices of the European Corrosion Federation (EFC) within WP18 Tribocorrosion. In addition to the handbook, Testing Tribocorrosion of Passivating Materials Supporting Research and industrial Innovation published in 2012, this release describes the latest scientific approaches recognized and validated experimentally to address tribocorrosion. Sections look at the phenomena of coupling through an understanding of the associated mechanisms and how to identify variables. Final sections cover strategies to control and/or extend the life of structures in a multi-process coupling situation and an in-depth description of the current state-of-the-art on modeling approaches of tribocorrosion. Reviews the multidisciplinary basics of tribocorrosion Includes insights into novel experimental approaches Provides insights into advanced modeling techniques of tribocorrosion Looks at the implication of results in the development of the monitoring of tribocorrosion

Testing Tribocorrosion of Passivating Materials Supporting Research and Industrial Innovation Book

Testing Tribocorrosion of Passivating Materials Supporting Research and Industrial Innovation


  • Author : Jean-Pierre Celis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351546942

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Testing Tribocorrosion of Passivating Materials Supporting Research and Industrial Innovation Excerpt :

This first edition of Testing Tribocorrosion of Passivating Materials Supporting Research and Industrial Innovation: A Handbook treats in a clear, concise, and practical manner an important material degradation and protection matter. It is designed as a handbook and provides a well structured approach of the basics needed to investigate the tribocorrosion behavior of passivating materials, and to conduct in a correct way a laboratory investigation on it. It provides answers on practical and theoretical approaches of tribocorrosion phenomena to engineers and medical persons involved with material assemblies subjected to aggressive environmental and mechanical conditions. For academic researchers it is a pertinent tool assisting them in how they can perform a tribocorrosion investigation and obtain results that are correctly interpreted and can be exchanged. Different parts of the book are illustrated with practical examples. This handbook is truly an indispensable guide for every professional who comes into contact with the complex material degradation and protection processes that take place under combined corrosion and wear conditions. Fields of interest include: transportation (aeronautics, maritime, rail, automotive), medical implants (orthopaedics, dentistry), biochemistry, food production, energy production, and machining. The coordination of this handbook writing was done by Professor Jean-Pierre Celis (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) and Professor Pierre Ponthiaux (Ecole Centrale Paris, France) assisted by twelve European experts who contributed jointly to the nine chapters of this handbook. Main topics dealt with are tribocorrosion phenomena in medical and industrial sectors, depassivation and repassivation phenomena, impact on synergism in tribocorrosion, specific testing techniques, coupling tribology-to-corrosion, design of a testing protocol, and normalisation.

Progress in Corrosion Science and Engineering II Book

Progress in Corrosion Science and Engineering II


  • Author : Su-Il Pyun
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-03-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441955777

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Progress in Corrosion Science and Engineering II Excerpt :

This and volume no. 47 of Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry is composed of eight chapters covering topics having relevance both in corrosion science and materials engineering. In particular, the first seven chapters provide comprehensive coverage of recent advances in corrosion science.

Tribocorrosion of Passive Metals and Coatings Book

Tribocorrosion of Passive Metals and Coatings


  • Author : D Landolt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-10-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857093738

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Tribocorrosion of Passive Metals and Coatings Excerpt :

Tribocorrosion causes the degradation or alteration of materials through the combined action of corrosion and wear. It limits the performance and life-time of installations, machines and devices with moving parts, and controls certain manufacturing processes such as chemical–mechanical polishing. The effects of tribocorrosion are most pronounced on passive metals which owe their corrosion resistance to a thin protecting oxide film. Most corrosion-resistant engineering alloys belong to this category. This book provides an introduction to the developing field of tribocorrosion and an overview of the latest research. Part one reviews basic notions of corrosion and tribology, before presenting the most recent results on the growth and structure of passive oxide films. Tribocorrosion mechanisms under fretting, sliding and erosion conditions, respectively, are then discussed. Part two focuses on methods for measuring and preventing tribocorrosion. It includes chapters on electrochemical techniques, the design of tribocorrosion test equipment, data evaluation and the optimisation of materials’ properties for tribocorrosion systems. Part three presents a selection of tribocorrosion problems in engineering and medicine. Three chapters address the tribocorrosion of medical implants including test methods and clinical implications. Other chapters examine tribocorrosion issues in nuclear power plants, marine environments, automotive cooling circuits, elevated-temperature metal working and chemical–mechanical polishing. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors Tribocorrosion of passive metals and coatings is an invaluable reference tool for engineers and researchers in industry and academia confronted with tribocorrosion problems. Comprehensively reviews current research on the tribocorrosion of passive metals and coatings, with particular reference to the design of tribocorrosion test equipment, data evaluation and the optimisation of m

Innovative Pre Treatment Techniques to Prevent Corrosion of Metallic Surfaces Book

Innovative Pre Treatment Techniques to Prevent Corrosion of Metallic Surfaces


  • Author : L Fedrizzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845693688

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Innovative Pre Treatment Techniques to Prevent Corrosion of Metallic Surfaces Excerpt :

There has long been a need for effective pre-treatment techniques to prevent corrosion of metallic surfaces. This important volume discusses key research on the development of pre-treatment techniques for a range of metals. Chapters review various coatings and preparation methods for aluminium and aluminium alloys such as silane films, sol-gel coatings and magnesium-rich primers. Further chapters discuss the pre-treatment methods for steel, copper and magnesium alloys. The book also assesses methods for monitoring the effectiveness of pre-treatments, covering dissolution-precipitation mechanisms and their electrochemical behaviour. Innovative pre-treatment techniques to prevent corrosion of metallic surfaces is a valuable reference for all those concerned with corrosion problems and the use of pre-treatment techniques in the coatings industry. Reviews coating and preparation methods for alluminium alloys An authoritative overview of pre-treatments for steel, copper, zinc and magnesium alloys

Corrosion Engineering Book

Corrosion Engineering


  • Author : Branko N. Popov
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-02-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 792
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444627278

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Corrosion Engineering Excerpt :

Corrosion Engineering: Principles and Solved Problems covers corrosion engineering through an extensive theoretical description of the principles of corrosion theory, passivity and corrosion prevention strategies and design of corrosion protection systems. The book is updated with results published in papers and reviews in the last twenty years. Solved corrosion case studies, corrosion analysis and solved corrosion problems in the book are presented to help the reader to understand the corrosion fundamental principles from thermodynamics and electrochemical kinetics, the mechanism that triggers the corrosion processes at the metal interface and how to control or inhibit the corrosion rates. The book covers the multidisciplinary nature of corrosion engineering through topics from electrochemistry, thermodynamics, mechanical, bioengineering and civil engineering. Addresses the corrosion theory, passivity, material selections and designs Covers extensively the corrosion engineering protection strategies Contains over 500 solved problems, diagrams, case studies and end of chapter problems Could be used as a text in advanced/graduate corrosion courses as well self-study reference for corrosion engineers

Durability of Concrete and Cement Composites Book
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Durability of Concrete and Cement Composites


  • Author : Chris L. Page
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-06-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845693398

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Durability of Concrete and Cement Composites Excerpt :

Whilst most structures made using concrete and cement-based composites have not shown signs of premature degradation, there have been notable exceptions. In addition, there is increasing pressure for new structures to remain in serviceable condition for long periods with only minimal maintenance before being recycled. All these factors have highlighted the issues of what affects the durability of these materials in different circumstances and how material properties can be measured and improved. Durability of concrete and cement composites summarises key research on these important topics. After an introductory chapter, the book reviews the pore structure and chemistry of cement-based materials, providing the foundation for understanding the particular aspects of degradation which are discussed in the following chapters. These include dimensional stability and cracking processes, chemical and microbiological degradation of concrete, corrosion of reinforcing and prestressing steels, deterioration associated with certain aggregates, effects of frost and problems involving fibre-reinforced and polymer-cement composites. With its distinguished international team of contributors, Durability of concrete and cement composites is a standard reference for all those concerned with improving the service life of structures using these materials. Analyses a range of materials such as reinforced steel in concrete, pre-stressed concrete and cement composites Discusses key degradation phenomena such as cracking processes and the impact of cold weather conditions A standard reference for those concerned with improving the service life of structures using concrete and cement based composites

Corrosion Monitoring in Nuclear Systems EFC 56 Book

Corrosion Monitoring in Nuclear Systems EFC 56


  • Author : Stefan Ritter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351457736

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Corrosion Monitoring in Nuclear Systems EFC 56 Excerpt :

Corrosion remains one of the key issues affecting the performance and availability of nuclear power plants. Therefore, reliable in-plant corrosion monitoring methods are essential both for the future operation of existing plants and to ensure the safety of future nuclear waste disposal systems. In two parts, this book was stimulated by a workshop organised by EFC Working Party 4 on Nuclear Corrosion and the European Cooperative Group on Corrosion Monitoring of Nuclear Materials (EGC-COMON). The first part deals mainly with research into the detection of stress corrosion crack initiation in nuclear power plant environments (essentially high temperature water at around 300 °C) by various methods, particularly the electrochemical noise technique but also including the electrochemical impedance, acoustic emission and direct current potential drop methods. The second part addresses the goal to develop in-situ techniques and includes examples of the application of electrochemical corrosion potential monitoring. This book will be of particular interest to scientists and engineers concerned with the mitigation of corrosion in nuclear systems.

Nuclear Corrosion Book

Nuclear Corrosion


  • Author : Stefan Ritter
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-08-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128237205

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Nuclear Corrosion Excerpt :

Nuclear Corrosion: Research, Progress and Challenges, part of the “Green Book series of the EFC, builds upon the foundations of the very first book published in this series in 1989 (“Number 1 - Corrosion in the Nuclear Industry ). This newest volume provides an overview on state-of-the-art research in some of the most important areas of nuclear corrosion. Chapters covered include aging phenomena in light water reactors, reprocessing plants, nuclear waste disposal, and supercritical water and liquid metal systems. This book will be a vital resource for both researchers and engineers working within the nuclear field in both academic and industrial environments. Discusses industry related aspects of materials in nuclear power generation and how these materials react with the environment Provides comprehensive coverage of the topic as written by noted experts in the field Includes coverage of nuclear waste corrosion

Understanding Biocorrosion Book

Understanding Biocorrosion


  • Author : T Liengen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 446
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782421252

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Understanding Biocorrosion Excerpt :

Biocorrosion refers to corrosion influenced by bacteria adhering to surfaces in biofilms. Biocorrosion is a major problem in areas such as cooling systems and marine structures where biofilms can develop. This book summarises key recent research in this subject. Part one looks at theories of biocorrosion and measurement techniques. Part two discusses how bacteria and biofilms result in biocorrosion. The final part of the book includes case studies of biocorrosion in areas as diverse as buildings, fuels, marine environments and cooling systems. Provides a detailed overview of biocorrosion and the different scientific and/or industrial problems related to microbially induced corrosion Introduces a variety of investigative techniques and methodologies that are employed in diagnosing and evaluating microbially induced corrosion Includes case studies on: biodeterioration of building materials; biocorrosion issues associated with diesel and biofuels; marine biocorrosion; corrosion of open recirculating cooling water systems and cooling system components; the effect of H2S on steel corrosion

Heterogeneous Electrode Processes and Localized Corrosion Book

Heterogeneous Electrode Processes and Localized Corrosion


  • Author : Yongjun Mike Tan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118466353

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Heterogeneous Electrode Processes and Localized Corrosion Excerpt :

Sheds new light on the significance of electrode inhomogeneity and electrochemical heterogeneity A major contribution to the field of electrochemistry, this book—based on a thorough review of the literature and author Yongjun Tan's twenty years of pioneering research—examines electrochemical heterogeneity and its effects on non-uniform electrode processes. The book focuses on localized corrosion, uneven electrodeposition, and non-uniform electrodissolution. Readers will learn all the core fundamentals, experimental methods, and engineering aspects of localized corrosion and other important heterogeneous electrode processes. In particular, readers will learn core methods to quickly calculate corrosion rates and study electrode inhomogeneity and electrochemical heterogeneity. Heterogeneous Electrode Processes and Localized Corrosion begins with a review of homogeneous electrode models and uniform corrosion measurements and then explores probing electrode inhomogeneity, electrochemical heterogeneity, and localized corrosion. Next, the book examines: Visualizing localized corrosion using electrochemically integrated multi-electrode arrays Measuring thermodynamic and kinetic parameters of localized corrosion processes Characterizing inhomogeneity and localized corrosion on coated electrode surfaces Designing experiments to study localized corrosion and its inhibition in inhomogeneous media Sensing localized electrodeposition and electrodissolution Exploring versatile heterogeneous electrode processes Throughout the book, there are case studies with maps that illustrate key aspects of heterogeneous electrode processes. In addition, the author provides plenty of examples that enable readers to fully grasp core concepts of electrochemical heterogeneity and its relationship to non-uniform electrode processes. Reviewing the experimental findings presented in this book, electrochemists will gain a better appreciation and understanding of the fundamental significance of ele

Mechanics   Microstructure   Corrosion Coupling Book

Mechanics Microstructure Corrosion Coupling


  • Author : Christine Blanc
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 572
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128192412

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Mechanics Microstructure Corrosion Coupling Excerpt :

Mechanics - Microstructure - Corrosion Coupling: Concepts, Experiments, Modeling and Cases presents the state-of-the-art on scientific and technological developments relating to the durability of materials and structures subjected to mechanical and environmental stress in industries such as energy, aeronautics, chemistry and oil. Experimental, theoretical and numerical aspects are tackled at different scales, providing readers with the most advanced tools and scientific approaches to apprehend coupling phenomena by understanding associated mechanisms, identifying variables of the first order, and proposing strategies to control and/or extend the lifespan of structures in a multi-process coupling situation. In addition, the book presents the latest advances in research in these areas (hydrogen embrittlement, stress corrosion, fatigue, etc.), especially in the consideration of the multi-scale aspect of the phenomena in the implementation of dedicated experiments. Reviews the status of scientific and technological developments related to the durability of materials Addresses experimental, theoretical and numerical aspects at different scales Provides the most advanced tools and scientific approaches Focuses on the latest advances, such as hydrogen embrittlement, stress corrosion, fatigue, and more

Corrosion Under Insulation  CUI  Guidelines Book

Corrosion Under Insulation CUI Guidelines


  • Author : S Winnik
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081007396

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Corrosion Under Insulation CUI Guidelines Excerpt :

Corrosion-under-insulation (CUI) refers to the external corrosion of piping and vessels that occurs underneath externally clad/jacketed insulation as a result of the penetration of water. By its very nature CUI tends to remain undetected until the insulation and cladding/jacketing is removed to allow inspection or when leaks occur. CUI is a common problem shared by the refining, petrochemical, power, industrial, onshore and offshore industries. In the first edition of this book published in 2008, the EFC Working Parties WP13 and WP15 engaged together to provide guidelines on managing CUI with contributions from a number of European refining, petrochemical and offshore companies. The guidelines are intended for use on all plants and installation that contain insulated vessels, piping and equipment. The guidelines cover a risk-based inspection methodology for CUI, inspection techniques and recommended best practice for mitigating CUI, including design of plant and equipment, coatings and the use of thermal spray techniques, types of insulation, cladding/jacketing materials and protection guards. The guidelines also include case studies. The original document first published in 2008 was very successful and provided an important resource in the continuing battle to mitigate CUI. Many members of the EFC corrosion community requested an update and this has taken between 18-24 months to do so. Hopefully this revised document will continue to serve the community providing a practical source of information on how to monitor and manage insulated systems. Revised and fully updated technical guidance on managing CUI provided by EFC Working Parties WP13 and WP 15 Contributions from a number of European refining, petrochemical and offshore companies Extensive appendices that provide additional practical guidance on the implementation of corrosion-under-insulation best practice, collected practical expertise and case studies