This comprehensive handbook covers all aspects of cathodic protection in terms of both practice and theory.

Table of Contents

Historic development of corrosion protection. Fundamentals and concepts of corrosion and electrochemical corrosion protection. Fundamentals and practice of electrical measurements. Corrosion in water and soil. Corrosion protection by coatings and cladding. Sacrificial anodes. Impressed current anodes. Impressed current installations and protective current instruments. Impressed current installations in the ground and influential factors. Pipelines. Storage containers and storage tanks. Local cathodic protection. Telephone cable. Power cables. Influence of stray current and stray current protection. Marine buildings and offshore pipelines. Cathodic protection of ships. Cathodic protection of borehole piping. Cathodic protection of reinforcing steel in concrete structures. Internal cathodic protection of water tanks. Electrochemical corrosion protection for internal surfaces of apparatus, containers, and pipes. Safety and economy. Effect on long conducting pipelines of high voltage installations. Current and voltage distribution in a stationary electric field.


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This handbook covers completely all the background theory and fundamentals of practice as well as the latest knowledge and advances in applications....No other work, in any language, comes close to the comprehensiveness you will find in this. (Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology) I have not found a sourcebook as comprehensive as this one, which an be used in the classroom and can also serve as a reference for practicing technologists. (Chemical Engineering Progress) For those who have serious interest in the subject of corrosion, this book is a definitve reference. (Plant Engineering)