79. Atmospheric Corrosion Testing

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. D. L. Jordan

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch79

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Jordan, D. L. (2011) Atmospheric Corrosion Testing, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch79

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864



  • atmospheric corrosion testing, spectacular corrosion failures - exposure of engineering materials to aggressive aqueous and nonaqueous process fluids;
  • statistical considerations - type of experimental design, purpose of testing and desired use of data;
  • atmospheric corrosion test site, hardware and administration - specimen preparation, trimming to a uniform size, removing processing fluids and specimens marked


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Purpose of testing

  • Types of atmospheres

  • Statistical considerations

  • Hardware, maintenance, and practical considerations

  • References