NTT Corrosion Engineering Guide (e-book digital download, Feb 2021)

NTT Corrosion Engineering Guide (e-book digital download, Feb 2021)

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By Giel Notten

Corrosion and Materials Consultant
NTT Consultancy

Introduction in theory of corrosion. Survey and case history of the different forms of corrosion. Practical application of corrosion prevention methods by design, material selection, protective layers, changing corrosive environments and changing electrode potential. Corrosion examination, inspection and monitoring.

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1. Introduction

Importance of corrosion prevention and control

Improved equipment reliability by means of equipment condition monitoring (Rev.)

2. Electrochemistry


Thermodynamic principles

– Change in free energy ΔG

– Cell potentials and EMF-series

– Nernst equation

– Pourbaix diagrams

Electrode kinetics

– Polarization

– Evans diagrams

Application of electrochemical corrosion theory on corrosion reactions

– Corrosion in acid and neutral/alkaline solution

– Passivity

– Effect of oxidizers

– Velocity effect

– Influence of alloy composition

– Influence of temperature

3. Forms of Corrosion



– Uniform corrosion

– Galvanic corrosion

– Pitting

– Crevice corrosion

– Intergranular corrosion

– Selective attack


– Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC)
Case: Chloride-SCC in steam generator (New)

– Corrosion-fatigue

– Case: Deaerator cracking

– Erosion-corrosion

Physical/metallurgical (mechanical)

– Hydrogen damage
Case: Hydrogen Induced Stress Corrosion Cracking (HISCC) in steam drum

– Liquid Metal Embrittlement (LME)


– Oxidation/Sulphidation

– CO attack

– Metal dusting

– High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)

– Nitriding

– Creep

– Carburization

Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI); Atmospheric corrosion (Rev.)

– Morphology of forms of CUI (atmospheric corrosion) and conditions promoting atmospheric corrosion and CUI

– Preventive measures to minimize the risk of CUI

– Case histories of atmospheric corrosion and CUI in (petro-) chemical industries (New)

Soil corrosion

Microbiologically Induced Corrosion (MIC)

Corrosion and Materials Technology in Urea Plants (New)

– Mechanism of corrosion in ammonium carbamate solutions

– Morphology of corrosion phenomena in utrea plants

– Materials of construction in Urea Plants

– Safurex as a material of construction in Urea Plants

– Equipment Condition Monitoring (ECM) by means of Risk based Inspection (RBI) philosophy


Corrosion and Materials Technology in Ammonia Plants (New)

– NH3 – SCC in liquid ammonia storage tanks and spheres

– Corrosion (-erosion) issues in CO2 removal systems of ammonia plants

4. Corrosion Prevention and Protection



Selecting materials

Changing electrode potentials (Cathodic and Anodic protection)

Protective layers

Changing corrosive environment


Typical examples of changing corrosive environments (New):

– Corrosion and fouling control in cooling water systems

– Corrosion control in boiler (feed-) water and steam systems

5. Corrosion Examination, Inspection and Monitoring

Corrosion examination

– Exposure of test coupons

– Electrochemical corrosion-rate measurements

Quality Control of materials of construction


– Visual inspection

– Non-destructive testing methods

– On-line corrosion monitoring techniques

– On-line monitoring techniques based on chemical detection

– Electrochemical monitoring methods

– Monitoring methods based on material loss

Case: Experiences with neutron activation for real-time corrosion monitoring in a urea plant