Accession Number:

ADA177889

Title:

Nonuniform Grain Boundary Corrosion and the Local Electrode Potential in Crevicing. Types and Models of Precipitation Induced Nonuniform Grain Boundary Corrosion. Investigation of Sensitization and Grain Boundary Corrosion in Ferritic Stainless Steel. The Local Electrode Potential in Cavities, Crevices and Cracks and Its Role in Causing Degradation of Structural Materials.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK COLL OF EARTH AND MINERAL SCIENCES

Report Date:

1987-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

This Technical Report consists of three papers to be presented at the upcoming Conference on Environmental Degradation of Engineering Materials III to be held April 13-15, 1987 at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. The first two papers are on precipitation induced grain boundary corrosion, with a particular emphasis on sensitization in stainless steel. The third paper is on the importance of the local electrical potential on crevicing and pit growth. Keywords Grain boundaries, corrosion, Grain structures metallurgy, stainless steel

Subject Categories:

  • Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE