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Titanic Corrosion

Titanic Corrosion

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Publisher Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd
Year 06/12/2019
Pages 208
Version paperback
Readership level College/higher education
ISBN 9789814800952
Categories Physical chemistry, Materials science, Shipbuilding technology, engineering & trades
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The word "titanic" reminds one of the majestic ship Titanic and James Cameron's epic romance movie Titanic-in many cases the film first and the ship next. The Titanic was the world's largest passenger ship when it entered service, measuring 269 m (882 feet) in length, and the largest man-made moving object on earth. The colossal ship and the epic movie inspired the authors, Susai Rajendran (professor of chemistry) and Gurmeet Singh (a renowned academic administrator and an internationally reputed expert in the field of corrosion science and smart materials) to study why the Titanic collapsed. The main reason seems to be bimetallic corrosion, also known as galvanic corrosion. This book discusses various aspects of galvanic corrosion, namely causes, consequences, methods of control, and case studies. It also reports research on the causes of corrosion of the sunken ship, including microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) and metallurgical failure. The book is a great reference for research scholars in the field of corrosion, graduate- and postgraduate-level students, the general public, and marine engineers.

Titanic Corrosion

Table of contents

The RMS Titanic. Epic Romance-Disaster Film Titanic. Galvanic Corrosion: The Titanic's Corrosion. Metallurgical Analysis of RMS Titanic. Causes of the Titanic Tragedy: An "Event Cascade". The Unsinkable Titanic Is Resting and Reacting. Dining on the Titanic. Third-Class Life of the Third-Class Passengers on the Titanic. Popular Urban Legends about RMS Titanic That Are Not True. Ships in the Neighborhood of the Titanic When It Sank. Titanic Titbits. The Heroes: The Crew of RMS Titanic. The Ethical and Legal Issues in Salvaging the Titanic's Wreckage. Life Lessons We Learned from the Titanic. Comparison of Incidents of the Titanic with Those of the Bible. Recent Research on the Titanic's Corrosion.

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