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3rd Edition

Corrosion Science and Technology

ISBN 9781498752411
Published February 6, 2018 by CRC Press
568 Pages 98 B/W Illustrations

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Twenty years after its first publication, Corrosion Science and Technology continues to be a relevant practical guide for students and professionals interested in material science. This Third Edition thoroughly covers the basic principles of corrosion science in the same reader-friendly manner that made the previous edition invaluable, and enlarges the scope of the content with expanded chapters on processes for various metals and new technologies for limiting costs and metal degradation in a variety of commercial enterprises not explored in previous editions. This book also presents expertly developed methods of corrosion testing and prediction.

Table of Contents


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

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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