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Corrosion: Environments and Industries

Edited by
Stephen D. Cramer
Stephen D. Cramer
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Bernard S. Covino, Jr.
Bernard S. Covino, Jr.
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ASM International
Volume
13C
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-184-9
Publication date:
2006
Book Chapter

Introduction to Corrosion in Fossil and Alternative Fuel Industries

By
John Stringer
John Stringer
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Published:
2006
Page range:
438 - 440
Publication history
September 27, 2006

Abstract

The primary fossil fuels are generally defined as coal, oil, natural gas, tar sands, and shale oil. This article discusses the characteristics and the types of fuels used in fossil and fuel industries. It describes the energy conversion in fuels and outlines the efficiency of a heat engine with the help of the Carnot equation.

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John Stringer, 2006. "Introduction to Corrosion in Fossil and Alternative Fuel Industries", Corrosion: Environments and Industries, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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