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Author Dong, C. F. ♦ Xiao, K. ♦ Li, X. G. ♦ Cheng, Y. F.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer US
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2011
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword carbon steel ♦ galvanic corrosion ♦ stainless steel ♦ Tribology, Corrosion and Coatings ♦ Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk ♦ Materials Science ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Characterization and Evaluation of Materials
Abstract The galvanic corrosion behavior of carbon steel-stainless steel couples with various cathode/anode area ratios was investigated in S $^{2−}$-containing solutions, which were in equilibrium with air, by electrochemical measurements, immersion test, and surface characterization. It is found that the galvanic corrosion effect on carbon steel anode increases with the cathode/anode area ratios, and decreases with the increasing concentration of S$^{2−}$ in the solution. A layer of sulfide film is formed on carbon steel surface, which protects it from corrosion. When the cathode/anode area ratio is 1:1, the potentiodynamic polarization curve measurement and the weight-loss determination give the identical measurement of the galvanic corrosion effect. With the increase of the cathode/anode area ratio, the electrochemical method may not be accurate to determine the galvanic effect. The anodic dissolution current density of carbon steel cannot be approximated simply with the galvanic current density.
ISSN 10599495
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-02-01
Publisher Place Boston
e-ISSN 15441024
Journal Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance
Volume Number 20
Issue Number 9
Page Count 7
Starting Page 1631
Ending Page 1637


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