Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection
Introduction to Corrosion Testing and Evaluation
This article provides a summary of the concepts discussed in the article under the section "Corrosion Testing and Evaluation" in ASM Handbook, Volume 13A: Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection. This section presents fundamental information on step-by-step instructions for techniques, examples of actual test data, and hints to help in interpretation. The topics covered include planning corrosion tests and evaluating results, laboratory corrosion testing, simulated service corrosion testing, in-service techniques for damage detection and monitoring, and evaluating forms of corrosion.