0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Methods to Calculate Corrosion Rates for Alloy 22 From Polarization Resistance Experiments

[+] Author Affiliations
Lana L. Wong, Sue I. Martin, Raúl B. Rebak

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Paper No. PVP2006-ICPVT-11-93421, pp. 571-580; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2006-ICPVT-11-93421
From:
  • ASME 2006 Pressure Vessels and Piping/ICPVT-11 Conference
  • Volume 7: Operations, Applications, and Components
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 23–27, 2006
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4758-6 | eISBN: 0-7918-3782-3
  • Copyright © 2006 by ASME

abstract

The general corrosion rate may be measured using immersion tests or electrochemical tests. The electrochemical tests are fast and can be used for a rapid screening of environmental effects such as temperature and electrolyte composition. The electrochemical tests are described in ASTM standards G 59 and G 102. The basis of these tests is to calculate the resistance to polarization (Rp ) in a voltage vs. current plot and to convert these values to corrosion rates using the Faraday law. Commercial software can calculate the corrosion rate based on inputs from the operator. This paper discusses three ways of calculating the corrosion rate (Methods 1, 2 and 3) based on a fixed set of acquired data of voltage vs. current. The conclusions are that the way the corrosion rate is calculated does not impact greatly on the absolute value of the corrosion rate. Variations in the acquired data (current, potential) from one experiment to another seem more important that the manner the data is fitted with the Rp slope.

Copyright © 2006 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In