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Corrosion engineering

The process of applying engineering science in the design and manufacturing of materials, structures and devices to manage and control corrosion.

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chelation

Materials science; Corrosion engineering

A chemical process involving formation of a heterocyclic ring compound that contains at least one metal cation or hydrogen ion in the ring.

uniform corrosion

Materials science; Corrosion engineering

(1) A type of corrosion attack (deterioration) uniformly distributed over metal surface. (2) Corrosion that proceeds at approximately the same rate over a metal surface. Also called general ...

acid embrittlement

Materials science; Corrosion engineering

A form of hydrogen embrittlement that may be induced in some metals by acid.

organic acid

Materials science; Corrosion engineering

A chemical compound with one or more carboxyl radicals (COOH) in its structure; examples are butyric acid, CH 3 (CH 2 ) 2 COOH; maleic acid, HOOCCH-CHCOOH; and benzoic acid, C 6 H 5 COOH.

voids

Materials science; Corrosion engineering

A term generally applied to paints to describe holidays, holes, and skips in a film. Also used to describe shrinkage in castings and weld.

dummy cathode

Materials science; Corrosion engineering

(1) A cathode, usually corrugated to give variable current densities, that is plated at low current densities to preferentially remove impurities from a plating solution. (2) A substitute cathode ...

hematite

Materials science; Corrosion engineering

(1) An iron mineral crystallizing in therhombohedral system; the most important are of iron. (2) An iron oxide, Fe,O,, corresponding to an iron content of approximately 70%.

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