HUDU

Introduction to the High-Temperature Oxidation of Metals


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März 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A straightforward treatment describing the oxidation processes of metals and alloys at elevated temperatures. This new edition retains the fundamental theory but incorporates advances made in understanding degradation phenomena. Oxidation processes in complex systems are discussed, from reactions in mixed environments to protective techniques, including coatings and atmosphere control. The authors provide a logical and expert treatment of the subject, producing a revised edition that will be a comprehensive guide to material scientists and engineers requiring an understanding of this elementary process.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1. Methods of investigation; 2. Thermodynamic fundamentals; 3. Mechanisms of oxidation; 4. Oxidation of pure metals; 5. Oxidation of alloys; 6. Oxidation by oxidants other than oxygen; 7. Reactions of metals in mixed environments; 8. Hot corrosion; 9. Erosion-corrosion of metals in oxidizing atmospheres; 10. Protective coatings; 11. Atmosphere control for the protection of metals during production processes; Appendix A. Solution to Fick's second law for a semi-infinite solid; Appendix B. Rigorous derivation of the kinetics of internal oxidation; Appendix C. Effects of impurities on oxide defect structure; Index.

Portrait

Neil Birks was Professor Emeritus in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Gerald H. Meier is William Kepler Whiteford Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Fred S. Pettit is Harry S. Tack Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh.

Pressestimmen

'The authors have written an excellent book reflecting their expertise and enthusiasm. Throughout the text they diligently present examples of various aspects of high temperature oxidation of metals and alloys, and provide references to reviews for interested readers. A good balance is maintained between comprehensive and informative content.' Materials World
EAN: 9780521480420
ISBN: 0521480426
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 338 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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