High Temperature Oxidation And Corrosion Of Metals by David John YoungHigh Temperature Oxidation And Corrosion Of Metals by David John Young

High Temperature Oxidation And Corrosion Of Metals

byDavid John YoungEditorDavid John Young

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High Temperature Oxidation and Corrosion of Metals, Second Edition,provides a high level understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of high temperature alloy oxidation. It uses this understanding to develop methods of predicting oxidation rates and the way they change with temperature, gas chemistry, and alloy composition.

The book focuses on the design and selection of alloy compositions which provide optimal resistance to attack by corrosive gases, providing a rigorous treatment of the thermodynamics and kinetics underlying high temperature alloy corrosion.

In addition, it emphasizes quantitative calculations for predicting reaction rates and the effects of temperature, oxidant activities, and alloy compositions. Users will find this book to be an indispensable source of information for researchers and students who are dealing with high temperature corrosion.



  • Emphasizes quantitative calculations for predicting reaction rates and the effects of temperature, oxidant activities, and alloy compositions
  • Uses phase diagrams and diffusion paths to analyze and interpret scale structures and internal precipitation distributions
  • Presents a detailed examination of corrosion in industrial gases (water vapor effects, carburization and metal dusting, sulphidation)
  • Contains numerous micrographs, phase diagrams, and tabulations of relevant thermodynamic and kinetic data
  • Combines physical chemistry and materials science methodologies
  • Provides two completely new chapters (chapters 11 and 13), and numerous other updates throughout the text

About The Author

David Young was educated at the University of Melbourne then worked in Canada for 9 years (University of Toronto, McMaster University, National Research Council of Canada) on high temperature metal-gas reactions. Returning to Australia, he worked for BHP Steel Research then joined the University of New South Wales. There he led the Sch...
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Title:High Temperature Oxidation And Corrosion Of MetalsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:758 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 30, 2016Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0081001010

ISBN - 13:9780081001011

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Table of Contents

1. The Nature of High Temperature Oxidation 2. Enabling Theory 3. Oxidation of Pure Metals 4. Mixed Gas Corrosion of Pure Metals 5. Alloy Oxidation I: Single-Phase Scales 6. Alloy Oxidation II: Internal Oxidation 7. Alloy Oxidation III: Multi-Phase Scales 8. Corrosion by Sulphur 9. Corrosion by Carbon 10. Corrosion by CO2 11. Effects of Water Vapour on Oxidation 12. Corrosion in Complex Environments 13. Cyclic Oxidation 14. Alloy Design