Corrosion Monitoring and Control in Aircraft: A Review

  • Rishi KantEmail author
  • Pankaj Singh Chauhan
  • Geeta Bhatt
  • Shantanu Bhattacharya
Part of the Energy, Environment, and Sustainability book series (ENENSU)


There has been increasing trend for health monitoring of an aircraft to deal its life issues and to minimize the operational cost. The corrosion is one of the important factors which limits the life of an aircraft due to material loss and fatigue cracking. The development of corrosion monitoring systems and models can provide the solution for health monitoring and prediction for remaining life of an aircraft. This chapter provides a comprehensive review on different types of corrosion, corrosion monitoring, and corrosion control. The latest studies on aircraft corrosion have been discussed in chapter. The different techniques based on nondestructive testing methods such as ultrasonic, electromagnetic, radiographic, thermographic have been detailed out in the chapter. Further for corrosion control, different schemes of corrosion control and coating removal techniques have been discussed in detail.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rishi Kant
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pankaj Singh Chauhan
    • 1
  • Geeta Bhatt
    • 1
  • Shantanu Bhattacharya
    • 1
  1. 1.Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory, Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIndia

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