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Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection

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
13A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-182-5
Publication date:
2003
Book Chapter

Stray-Current Corrosion

By
Harry R. Hanson
Harry R. Hanson
Revising author
Bay Engineering, Inc.
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Published:
2003
Page range:
214 - 215
Publication history
December 01, 2003

Abstract

Stray-current corrosion is caused by an externally induced electrical current. This article describes the important sources of stray current that cause accelerated corrosion in an unprotected pipeline. It also discusses ways to detect and prevent corrosion.

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Harry R. Hanson, 2003. "Stray-Current Corrosion", Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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