corrosion


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  • noun

Synonyms for corrosion

a state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action

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Therefore, the corrosion resistance of the steel increases significantly in the liquid atmosphere of the body that contains chlorine corrosive ion.
8226; Organic corrosion inhibitors were the most widely used product with demand exceeding 3,300 kilo tons in 2013.
However, if incorrectly heat-treated, these materials suffer from intermetallic phase (IP) precipitation, such as sigma and chi, that will degrade the mechanical and corrosion properties.
Despite the implications for buildings, the majority of the research, to date, has been published in journals that focus on either corrosion or wood science.
of exhibit space, will display the latest corrosion control technologies.
This project team has surveyed the electronics manufacturing industry to identify leading factors in creep corrosion and is working to understand the sensitivities of those factors.
This article extends previous work on the degradation of woods metal connections by examining how metal corrosion leads to a loss of structural capacity of a laterally loaded nailed joint.
Losses due to corrosion are largely due to lapses in preventive maintenance that could have found and treated corrosion before major damage occurred.
Key words: corrosion process, aluminium, urea, OECD
The durability of concrete structure depends on the resistance of concrete against physical and chemical attack and its ability to protect the embedded reinforcement against corrosion.
This is an updated edition of the introductory text on corrosion science and engineering by Revie (CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Canada) and the late Uhlig (former director of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Corrosion Laboratory).
This study evaluates 11 systems combining ECR with another corrosion protection system using the rapid macrocell, Southern Exposure, cracked beam, and linear polarization resistance tests.
MANAMA: Corrosion costs billions of dollars a year with recent estimates suggesting that the Gulf region alone has to foot a bill for $10 billion to $15bn a year.
Once out of the laboratory, they could provide germ-busting door-knobs, artery-opening stents with powerful anticlotting properties, or polymer skins that self-heal before corrosion can mar the covered product.