Introduction to High Temperature Oxidation and Corrosion

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ASM International, Jan 1, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 324 pages
This text for graduate and post graduate students covers fundamentals of high temperature corrosion and related topics. Early chapters cover the thermodynamics and kinetics of oxidation and defect structure of oxides and diffusion in oxides, and later chapters cover thin and thick layer oxidation, o
 

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Contents

High Temperature OxidationBasics
1
Defect Structure of Oxides
24
Diffusion in Solid Oxides
40
Initial Oxidation
61
Thick Layer Oxidation Wagners Theory of Oxidation
72
Oxidation of Pure Metals
79
Oxidation of Alloys
109
Oxidation in MixedGas Environments
135
Active Element Effect
220
High Temperature Coatings
230
Electron Optical Techniques for Oxide Scale Characterisation
256
High Temperature Corrosion Problems in Industries
282
Important Questions
296
Books on High Temperature Corrosion and Coatings for Further Reading
302
References for Guidelines for Laboratory Practice for High Temperature Corrosion Research
304
Important Tables
305

Hot Corrosion
172
Spalling of Oxide Scales
202

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