Corrosion of Austenitic Stainless Steels

Mechanism, Mitigation and Monitoring

Edited by

  • H S Khatak
  • B Raj, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, India

This comprehensive study covers all types of corrosion of austenitic stainless steel. It also covers methods for detecting corrosion and investigating corrosion-related failure, together with guidelines for improving corrosion protection of steels.
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All those concerned with corrosion research


Book information

  • Published: October 2002
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-85573-613-9

Table of Contents

Introduction to austenitic stainless steels; Uniform corrosion of austenitic stainless steels; Pitting corrosion; Crevice corrosion; Sensitization and testing for intergranular corrosion; Metallurgical influences on stress corrosion cracking; Stress corrosion cracking of austenitic stainless steel weldments; Applications of fracture mechanics in stress corrosion cracking and introduction to life prediction approaches; Microbiologically influenced corrosion; Corrosion of austenitic stainless steel in liquid sodium; High temperature corrosion of austenitic stainless steel; Corrosion detection and monitoring in austenitic stainless steels using non-destructive testing and evaluation techniques; Corrosion related failures of austenitic stainless steel components; Surface modification for corrosion protection of austenitic stainless steels; General guidelines for corrosion control.