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This chapter discusses common forms of corrosion, including uniform corrosion, galvanic corrosion, pitting, crevice corrosion, dealloying corrosion, intergranular corrosion, and exfoliation. It describes the factors that contribute to stress-corrosion cracking, hydrogen embrittlement, and corrosion fatigue and compares and contrasts their effects on mechanical properties, performance, and operating life. It also includes information on high-temperature oxidation and corrosion prevention techniques.

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Environmentally-Induced Failures, Fatigue and Fracture: Understanding the Basics, Edited By F.C. Campbell, ASM International, 2012, p 501–548, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610501

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