This unique publication is designed for the reader who has a basic knowledge of corrosion processes but who needs more practical and specific information on combating metallic corrosion in soils. 13 chapters cover: · Current soil corrosion problems, including damage to the environment, safety issues, and cost. · Properties and variations of soils so that estimates of soil corrosivities can be made. · Types of corrosion most commonly found in soil, with particular emphasis on the most serious corrosion problems, including stress corrosion cracking, stray currents, and microbial corrosion. · How to prevent or stop corrosion, with special emphasis on cathodic protection. Readers will gain an understanding of how to tackle their problem along with a knowledge of the extensive support available to them in the way of modern test instruments and protection equipment. This valuable resource is intended for RBCA, petroleum, pipeline, and drilling company personnel; UST owners; risk assessment specialists; and anyone who needs specific information on effective corrosion protection.
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Book Description Casti Publishing, Edmonton, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good +. Author's copy - #1 of 100 Limited Signature Series. 411 pp, index. Minimal penciled marginalia/corrections. Lightly bumped corners. Slightly cocked spine. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 036400