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Corrosion of Austenitic Stainless Steels

Mechanism, Mitigation and Monitoring

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.

All those concerned with corrosion research

Hardbound, 400 Pages

Published: October 2002

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-613-9


  • 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.


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