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1st Edition

Corrosion and Surface Chemistry of Metals

ISBN 9780429146602
Published May 2, 2007 by EPFL Press
400 Pages

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Book Description

Providing a carefully developed and comprehensive overview of the corrosion chemistry of metallic materials, this book covers the principal methods of corrosion prevention. It includes a systematic study of the physical chemistry of the surface supported by state-of-the-art analysis methods. The author builds a scientific foundation by developing t

Table of Contents

Thermodynamics of corrosion reaction - Surfaces and interfaces - Rates of corrosion reactions; experimental study of electrode reactions - Metal passivity - Corrosion mechanisms - Atmospheric corrosion and oxidation - High-temperature corrosion - Chemical and mechanical aspects of wear - Stress corrosion - Protection against corrosion.

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