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Description: This case study presents an investigation into the corrosion of a steel pipeline submerged in salt water; it covers corrosion rate and possible protective coatings for the pipeline. This is an advanced level case study.
Keywords: steel • seawater • oxygen diffusion • surface • corrosion control • corrosion rate • cathodic protection • organic coating • Evans diagrams • corrosion reactions
Categories: Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation > Corrosion protection
Materials > Metals & alloys > Carbon steels
Applications > Energy > Transmission
Properties > Chemical & biological > Chemical
Created by: Salah Faidi, University of Manchester
Contributions: Prof Bob Cottis, Corrosion and Protection Centre, University of Manchester
Prof Anne Neville, University of Leeds
Dr Neil Short, Aston University
Dr Peter Boden, University of Nottingham
Dr Trevor Hodgkiess, University of Glasgow
Published by: UKCME
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Date created: 01 January 1995
Date added: 20 October 2009
Resource ID: 2268