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Mechanisms and Protection of Alloy Corrosion

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Metals and Alloys".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 March 2024 | Viewed by 107

Special Issue Editor

Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Interests: stress corrosion cracking; environmental degradation of nuclear materials; electrochemical corrosion behavior; stainless steel development; corrosion products
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Corrosion is the root cause of the deterioration in various metallic alloy structures and devices due to their interactions with the environment. It contributes to economic loss and environmental pollution and poses a threat to human health. In particular, nuclear power plants are often shut down or portions of a process are stopped due to unexpected corrosion-related failures. Although corrosion-related phenomena are inevitable, their extent and cost can be considerably reduced through corrosion protection efforts and the development of corrosion-resistant alloys, as well as other strategies. This Special Issue focuses on corrosion-related issues associated with the fundamentals of corrosion science, such as those related to metallic alloys, corrosion protection, the use of traditional and electrochemical testing techniques to assess corrosion resistance, and corrosion simulation. Topics of interest include the corrosion behavior of iron and low-alloy steels, stainless steel, copper and its alloys, aluminum and its alloys, titanium and its alloys, nickel and its alloys, etc. The development of technologies designed to prevent and control the corrosion of metallic alloys are also of interest to this Special Issue. Furthermore, various topics related to corrosion products caused by various corrosion phenomena are welcome. I now invite interested authors to submit a manuscript for publication in this Special Issue. Full papers, communications, and reviews are all welcome.

Dr. Soon-Hyeok Jeon
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • corrosion phenomena in various industries
  • corrosion protections
  • electrochemical corrosion behavior
  • development of highly corrosion-resistant alloys
  • characterization of corrosion products

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