Chapter 10. Microbial Corrosion and its Inhibition

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Wolfgang Sand

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch10k

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Sand, W. (2001) Microbial Corrosion and its Inhibition, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch10k

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • corrosion;
  • microbiologist;
  • bioerosion;
  • biomineralization;
  • explanations

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • History of Biodeterioration

  • Microorganisms

  • Microbial Growth

  • Selected Metabolic Circles

  • Overview of Microbial Deterioration Mechanisms

  • Countermeasures for Microbial Growth

  • Biofilm—Biofouling

  • Biocorrosion of Metals

  • Biodeterioration of Mineral Materials

  • Biodeterioration of Organic Materials

  • Useful Biodeterioration

  • Synopsis

  • Further Reading