Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion
Wiley Series in Corrosion
1. Edition April 2007
280 Pages, Hardcover
Practical Approach Book
Spectacularly rapid corrosion failures have been observed in soil due to microbial action and it is becoming increasingly apparent that most metallic alloys are susceptible to some form of microbiologically influenced corrosion. Using case histories and practical examples, Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion helps engineers and scientists understand the failures of industrial equipment that occur due to corrosion.
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A multi-disciplinary, multi-industry overview of microbiologically influenced corrosion, with strategies for diagnosis and control or prevention
Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion helps engineers and scientists understand and combat the costly failures that occur due to microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC). This book combines recent findings from diverse disciplines into one comprehensive reference. Complete with case histories from a variety of environments, it covers:
* Biofilm formation
* Causative organisms, relating bacteria and fungi to corrosion mechanisms for groups of metals
* Diagnosing and monitoring MIC
* Electrochemical techniques, with an overview of methods for detection of MIC
* The impact of alloying elements, including antimicrobial metals, and design features on MIC
* MIC of non-metallics
* Strategies for control or prevention of MIC, including engineering, chemical, and biological approaches
This is a valuable, all-inclusive reference for corrosion scientists, engineers, and researchers, as well as designers, managers, and operators.
2. Causative Organisms and Possible Mechanisms.
3. Diagnosing MIC.
4. Electrochemical Techniques Applied to MIC.
5. Approaches for Monitoring MIC.
6. Impact of Alloying Elements to Susceptibility of MIC.
7. Design Features that Determine MIC.
8. Case Histories.
9. MIC of Non-metallics.
10. Strategies to Prevent or Mitigate MIC.
JASON LEE is a Materials and Corrosion Engineer at the Naval Research Laboratory, Ocean Sciences Branch, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi.