Water, Air, and Soil Pollution

, Volume 85, Issue 4, pp 2661–2666 | Cite as

Effect of acidification on atmospheric corrosion of structural metals in Europe

  • D. Knotkova
  • P. Boschek
  • K. Kreislova
Part VII Air Pollution Effects on Materials


Results of atmospheric corrosion tests for structural metals in the open air and under shelter gained within multilateral European programs are analyzed from the viewpoint of pollution effects. New results of statistical analysis of corrosion and environmental data for the UN ECE ICP and ISOCORRAG programs are compared, trends in Europe for the period 1987–1992 are shown. In the new pollution situation it will be necessary to consider combined effects with factors such as O3 and NO2 with specific aspects according to the type of exposure (open air, shelter, indoor).

Key words

atmospheric corrosion structural metals effect of acidification trends in corrosivity 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Knotkova
    • 1
  • P. Boschek
    • 2
  • K. Kreislova
    • 1
  1. 1.SVÚOM Praha a.s.PragueCzech republic
  2. 2.Charles UniversityPragueCzech republic

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