This book which is the first of two volumes on the subject of corrosion and concentrates on corrosion as it affects metals and alloys. The content and subject matter has been discussed with various workers in this field. The many authors in this reference book have been carefully selected to provide a wide range of information on this subject and have been allowed to express their own views. The authors of the volume are listed in the front of the book. The book has been divided into 9 sections covering the topics of principles of corrosion and oxidation; environments; ferrous metals and alloys; non ferrous metals and alloys; rarer metals; the noble metals; effect of mechanical factors on corrosion and corrosion in large water-tube boilers. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, charts and diagrams.
hardback – some tearing of frontispiece otherwise in good condition in view of its age (1965)