Titanic Corrosion: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Titanic Corrosion

1st Edition

By Susai Rajendran, Gurmeet Singh

Jenny Stanford Publishing

208 pages | 80 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9789814800952
pub: 2019-10-30
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Description

The word “titanic” reminds one of the majestic ship Titanic and James Cameron’s epic romance movie Titanic—in many cases the film first and the ship next. The Titanic was the world’s largest passenger ship when it entered service, measuring 269 m (882 feet) in length, and the largest man-made moving object on earth. The colossal ship and the epic movie inspired the authors, to study why the Titanic collapsed. The main reason seems to be bimetallic corrosion, also known as galvanic corrosion. This book discusses various aspects of galvanic corrosion, namely causes, consequences, methods of control, and case studies. It also reports research on the causes of corrosion of the sunken ship, including microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) and metallurgical failure. The book is a great reference for research scholars in the field of corrosion, graduate- and postgraduate-level students, the general public, and marine engineers.

Table of Contents

The RMS Titanic. Epic Romance-Disaster Film Titanic. Galvanic Corrosion: The Titanic’s Corrosion. Metallurgical Analysis of RMS Titanic. Causes of the Titanic Tragedy: An “Event Cascade”. The Unsinkable Titanic Is Resting and Reacting. Dining on the Titanic. Third-Class Life of the Third-Class Passengers on the Titanic. Popular Urban Legends about RMS Titanic That Are Not True. Ships in the Neighborhood of the Titanic When It Sank. Titanic Titbits. The Heroes: The Crew of RMS Titanic. The Ethical and Legal Issues in Salvaging the Titanic’s Wreckage. Life Lessons We Learned from the Titanic. Comparison of Incidents of the Titanic with Those of the Bible. Recent Research on the Titanic’s Corrosion.

About the Authors

Susai Rajendran is professor of chemistry and research Director at St. Antony’s College of Arts and Sciences for Women, Tamil Nadu, India, and research supervisor, AMET University, Tamil Nadu, India.

Gurmeet Singh, a renowned academic administrator and an internationally reputed expert in the field of corrosion science and smart materials, is currently vice chancellor, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural