Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook (2nd ed.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 August 2000



(2000), "Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook (2nd ed.)", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 72 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/aeat.2000.12772dae.001



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Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook (2nd ed.)

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook (2nd ed.)

R. Winston Revie (Ed.)John Wiley & SonsChichester, New York20001,344 pp. (hardback)ISBN 0471157775

Keywords: Corrosion, Publication

For over 50 years Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook has been the most trusted resource in the field of corrosion science. First published in 1948, the handbook was intended to serve as "... a convenient reference volume covering the entire field of corrosion, to bring together, in effect, much of the information scattered broadly throughout the scientific and engineering literature..." (from the preface, 1948 edition).

Completely revised and updated, the second edition of this classic reference book provides a thorough and authoritative coverage of the subject. Since the publication of the first edition in 1948 there have been tremendous advances in corrosion science and this edition provides the latest information, including the development of many non-metallic materials, their corrosion behaviour and engineering approaches to their corrosion control.

The 70 chapters are divided into six sections entitled:

  1. 1.

    Basics of corrosion science and engineering.

  2. 2.


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  4. 4.

    Corrosion protection.

  5. 5.

    Testing for corrosion resistance.

  6. 6.

    Materials problems with temporary and permanent storage of high-level nuclear wastes.

This extensively revised edition includes:

  • Cutting-edge advances of new metallic materials and non-metallic materials.

  • Logical organisation, extensive indexing and glossary to enable the reader to locate information quickly.

  • The latest information on lifetime predictions of material, risk analysis and economics of corrosion science and technology in a single volume.

  • A full listing of contributors with their e-mail addresses enabling contact with world-renowned experts in the field.

  • Extensive referencing to national and international corrosion standards.

  • Cutting edge advances of new metallic materials (including weathering steel and stainless alloys) and non-metallic materials (including ceramics, polymers and glass) are covered.

Written from a global perspective by leading authors in the field Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook also covers many new topics which have arisen, providing a thoroughly comprehensive guide to the subject which continues the tradition of excellence which the first edition set more than 50 years ago. This handbook is a must for every corrosion engineer's book shelf.

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