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Document ID (ISN)59617
CIS number 93-317
ISBN(s) 0-11-886325-8
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTH 90 325
Author(s) Turnbull A.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Crack-tip electrochemistry in relation to corrosion fatigue of offshore structural steels in seawater. Technical summary and implications
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 192p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 40.00.
Abstract Environmentally assisted fracture in seawater is generally considered to be a consequence of the interaction between electrochemical processes at the tip of a crack and localised stress or strain. Hence, a knowledge of the rates of these processes is an essential feature in the development of a comprehensive understanding of corrosion fatigue. This report summarises the important conclusions arising from a research programme on crack electrochemistry in relation to fatigue of structural steel in seawater.
Descriptors (primary) strength of materials; offshore oil extraction; structural steel work; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) corrosion; mathematical models; fatigue strength; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry