New Book Received: Corrosion Prevention of Magnesium Alloys. By Guang-Ling Song, Woodhead Publishing, 2013; 586 Pages. Price £175.00 / US$300.00 / €210.00, ISBN 978 0 85709 437 7
Magnesium (Mg) alloys are receiving increasing attention due to their abundance, light weight, castability, formability, mechanical properties and corrosion performance. By selecting the appropriate combination of materials, coatings and surface modifications, their corrosion resistance can be greatly enhanced. Corrosion prevention of magnesium alloys is a comprehensive guide to the effective prevention of corrosion in these important light metals.