OSU Navigation Bar

The Ohio State University University Libraries Knowledge Bank

The Knowledge Bank is scheduled for regular maintenance on Sunday, April 20th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT. During this time users will not be able to register, login, or submit content.

Pitting Corrosion of Metals: A Review of the Critical Factors

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/45442

Show full item record

Files Size Format View
FrankelG_Journa ... 1998_v145n6_p2186-2198.pdf 854.7Kb PDF View/Open

Title: Pitting Corrosion of Metals: A Review of the Critical Factors
Creators: Frankel, G. S.
Keywords: pitting corrosion
passive film
pit growth
Issue Date: 1998
Citation: Frankel, G. S. "Pitting Corrosion of Metals A Review of the Critical Factors," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, v. 145, no. 6, 1998, pp. 2186-2198.
Abstract: Pitting corrosion is localized accelerated dissolution of metal that occurs as a result of a breakdown of the otherwise protective passive film on the metal surface. This paper provides an overview of the critical factors influencing the pitting corrosion of metals. The phenomenology of pitting corrosion is discussed, including the effects of alloy composition, environment, potential, and temperature. A summary is then given of studies that have focused on various stages of the pitting process, including breakdown of the passive film, metastable pitting, and pit growth.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/45442
ISSN: 0013-4651 (print)
Bookmark and Share
Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License:
Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported