54. Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. E. Ghali

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch54

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ghali, E. (2011) Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch54

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Mining, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Laval University, Québec, Canada

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:

  • aluminum and aluminum alloys - wrought alloys and cast alloys;
  • corrosion behavior of aluminum and its alloys - aluminum, active metal with resistance to corrosion, passivity by protective oxide film;
  • corrosion types and forms - effect of alloying elements on electrode potential of aluminum

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Aluminum properties and alloys

  • Corrosion behavior of aluminum and its alloys

  • Types and forms of corrosion

  • Influence of metallurgical characteristics on corrosion performance

  • Corrosion prevention and protection

  • References