Corrosion in Power Generating Equipment
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Corrosion in Power Generating Equipment

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Published by Plenum Pub Corp .
Written in English


  • Corrosion,
  • Electric Power Generation,
  • Congresses,
  • Electric power-plants,
  • Equipment and supplies

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMarkus O. Speidel (Editor), Andrejs Atrens (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9757180M
ISBN 100306417065
ISBN 109780306417061

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Pierre R. Roberge, Ph.D., P.E., is a professor at the Royal Military College of Canada, where he teaches materials engineering, corrosion engineering, and electrochemical power sources. He previously worked as a research scientist in industry, specializing in the performance of materials in service and the production of energy with electrochemical power by: @article{osti_, title = {Corrosion: Understanding the basics}, author = {Davis, J R}, abstractNote = {This new book presents a practical how to approach to understanding and solving the problems of corrosion of structural materials. Although it is written mainly for those having a limited technical background in corrosion, it also provides more experienced . Abstract. This book describes a treatment of all forms of high temperature corrosion problems encountered in industry, especially gas turbine and aerospace; heat treating; mineral and metallurgical processing; ceramic, electronic and glass manufacturing; automotive; pulp and paper; waste incineration; fossil fuel power generation; coal gasification; and nuclear. Different types of power plants are susceptible to different types of corrosion. Corrosion prevention keeps plants online and operating efficiently. Emergency: