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cor·ro·sion

(kŏ-rō'zhŭn),
1. Gradual deterioration or consummation of a substance by another, especially by biochemical or chemical reaction. Compare: erosion.
2. The product of corroding, such as rust.
[L. cor-rodo (conr-), pp. -rosus, to gnaw]

cor·ro·sion

(kŏr-ō'zhŭn)
1. Gradual deterioration or consummation of a substance by another, especially by biochemical or chemical reaction.
2. That produced by corroding.
[L. cor-rodo (conr-), pp. -rosus, to gnaw]
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When metals are exposed to corrosive gases in the atmosphere, corrosion progresses from the surface to the inside and turns into rust.
Pure aluminum is very resistant to corrosion, but not strong enough to be used in any real structural capacity.
When an iron surface is involved, the corrosion byproduct is iron oxide.
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In practice, sometimes the conditions in which a metal/alloy gives service are of a severely corrosive nature, like the steel-work of a pier at the seaside tends to become badly corroded since the intermittent immersion in seawater with the increase and decrease of the tide causes even more intense corrosion. If the steel structure was covered permanently in seawater, the corrosion would be much less.
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In the galvanic cell, voltage and current generated values by anode and cathode electrodes are an important parameter affecting corrosion. The use of materials with minimum potential (voltage) differences would minimize corrosion in a galvanic cell.
where W1 and W2 are the weight of specimens before and after corrosion, respectively; F is the surface area of the specimen exposed to cooling water; K is a constant, whose value is 87.6; t is the specimen immersion corrosion time; y is the metal density; and [C.sub.0] and [C.sub.t] are corrosion rates in the absence and presence of the inhibitor, respectively.
In previous researches the corrosion behavior of welded joint was studied with SVET.