NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC
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This report is a review of marine corrosion of metals and alloys which is to be included in the new Handbook of Ocean Engineering, to be published by Academic Press in 1985. The report describes marine environments, the types of marine corrosion encountered, cathodic protection and alloys used in marine applications. Emphasis is placed on describing the types of corrosion generally found and the preventative measures employed. Keywords Galvanic corrosion, Pitting, Crevice corrosion, Dealloying, Exfoliation, Erosion, Cavitation, Stray current, Stress corrosion cracking, Corrosion fatigue, and Cathodic protection.
- Properties of Metals and Alloys