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Biocorrosion in industrial applications

Natarajan, KA (1998) Biocorrosion in industrial applications. In: International Conference on Corrosion (CORCON 97), DEC 03-06, 1997, Mumbai, India.

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Industrial situations afflicted by corrosion induced by microorganisms are illustrated with examples. The types and characteristics of microorganisms involved in biocorrosion processes are discussed. Possible mechanisms in biocorrosion as occurring under sub-soil, sea water and fresh water conditions are analyzed. Methods to combat biocorrosion are also outlined.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishers B. V
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science Publishers B. V.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2012 09:48
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2012 09:48
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/43946

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