Mathematical Modelling in Offshore Corrosion

  • A. Turnbull
Part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies book series (COASTAL, volume 12)


Sea water can influence the long-term performance of structures or components in the North Sea in a number of ways through environment assisted fracture, general corrosion, corrosion under heat transfer conditions, crevice corrosion and corrosion in concrete. It is essential that adequate data and predictive methods are available to ensure reliable design in relation to fatigue performance, cathodic protection and materials selection.


Stress Intensity Factor Crack Depth Cathodic Protection Crevice Corrosion Ferrous Hydroxide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Turnbull
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  1. 1.Division of Materials ApplicationNational Physical LaboratoryTeddington, MiddlesexUK

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