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This chapter discusses the basic principles of corrosion, explaining how and why it occurs and how it is categorized and dealt with based on the appearance of corrosion damage or the mechanism of attack. It explains where different forms of corrosion are likely to occur and identifies metals likely to be affected. It also discusses the selection and use of protective coatings and the tests that have been developed to measure their effectiveness.

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Principles of Corrosion, Surface Engineering for Corrosion and Wear Resistance, Edited By J.R. Davis, ASM International, 2001, p 11–42, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350011

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