23. Atmospheric Corrosion

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. P. R. Roberge

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch23

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Roberge, P. R. (2011) Atmospheric Corrosion, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch23

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864



  • atmospheric corrosion, and atmospheric corrosivity factors - measurement, exposure of a component or a structure, not relating to any type of corrosion;
  • atmospheric corrosivity factors - and their measurement;
  • atmospheric corrosion models - principal goals of scientific discovery, and theory or model development


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Outdoor atmospheres

  • Indoor atmospheres

  • Atmospheric corrosivity factors and their measurement

  • Atmospheric corrosion models

  • Prevention and control

  • References