12. Passivity

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. J. Kruger

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch12

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kruger, J. (2011) Passivity, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch12

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864

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Keywords:

  • passivity - protective “passive” films, responsible for phenomenon of passivity;
  • thermodynamics - passivity, lowering rate of corrosion, a kinetic consideration;
  • using passivity to control corrosion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Importance of passivity to corrosion control technology

  • Definitions

  • Corrosion science and engineering

  • Using passivity to control corrosion

  • References