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Author Singh, Ramesh.

Title Corrosion Control for Offshore Structures : Cathodic Protection and High-Efficiency Coating
Edition First edition
Published Waltham, MA : Elsevier, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Corrosion Control for Offshore Structures: Cathodic Protection and High-Efficiency Coating; Copyright ; Dedication; Contents ; Acknowledgment; About the Author; Preface; Section 1: Basics Concept of Corrosion; Chapter One: Need for the Study of Corrosion; Introduction; Cost of Corrosion; Chapter Two: Corrosion Principles and Types of Corrosion; Flow of Energy; Measuring the Difference of Energy Levels for Detection of Corrosion Cells; Electrochemical Mechanism of Corrosion; Galvanic Cell, Anode, and Cathode; Cations and Anions; Types of Corrosion
Area Effect in Galvanic CorrosionFactors Essential to Cause SCC; High-pH SCC; Near-Neutral-pH SCC; Chapter Three: Corrosion Control and Monitoring; Introduction; Internal Corrosion; Measurement and Monitoring of Internal Corrosion; Basic Internal Corrosion Monitoring Techniques; Internal Corrosion Monitoring During Pigging Operations; External Corrosion; Section 2: Anode Materials and Testing; Chapter Four: Anode Materials; Introduction; Anode Materials; Anode Manufacturing; Steel Inserts; Connections to the Anode; Chapter Five: Anode Testing and Quality Control; Introduction
External Corrosion Control of Deep Water Offshore PipelinesDetermining the Surface Area to be Protected; Determining the Current Demand; Selection of Anode Type; Anode Mass Calculation; Calculation of Number of Anodes Required; Checking for the Validation of CP Design; Attenuation of Protection; SCR Cathodic Protection Sample Calculations; Cathodic Protection Analysis Program-SCR; Voltage Profile; Current Profile; Results Summary; Flowline Cathodic Protection Sample Calculations; Cathodic Protection Analysis Program Flow Line; Project: Flow Line (PLET to ILS); Current Profile; Results Summary
Maintenance (Mean) and Final Current DensitiesCurrent Demand Calculation; Current Drain Calculation; Type of Anode Selection; Chapter Seven: Cathodic Protection of Offshore Pipeline Risers and Associated Equipment; Introduction; Pipeline Survey and Inspection; Cathodic Variables:; Types of CP System; Galvanic or Sacrificial Anode CP System; Impressed Current System; Objectives of the CP System; Factors to Consider When Designing CP Systems for Pipelines; Collecting Design Data; Designing CP Systems for Offshore Pipelines in Relatively Shallow Water
Sampling and TestingThe Test Analysis and the Test Result; Section 3: Cathodic Protection of Offshore Structures; Chapter Six: Offshore Structures; Introduction; Cathodic Protection of Fixed Offshore Structures; Structural Design for Corrosion Control; Atmospheric Zone; Splash Zone; Submerged Zone; Criteria for CP; Designing a CP System; Total Protective Current Required; Initial or Polarization Current; Mean or Maintenance Current; Final Current; Factors to Be Considered for Current Calculations; Design Calculations; Surface Area Calculation; Initial Current Density
Summary A variable game changer for those companies operating in hostile, corrosive marine environments, Corrosion Control for Offshore Structures provides critical corrosion control tips and techniques that will prolong structural life while saving millions in cost. In this book, Ramesh Singh explains the ABCs of prolonging structural life of platforms and pipelines while reducing cost and decreasing the risk of failure. Corrosion Control for Offshore Structures places major emphasis on the popular use of cathodic protection (CP)€combined with high efficiency coating to prevent subsea corrosion. This reference begins with the fundamental science of corrosion and structures and then moves on to cover more advanced topics such as cathodic protection, coating as corrosion prevention using mill applied coatings, field applications, and the advantages and limitations of some common coating systems. In addition, the author provides expert insight on a number of NACE and DNV standards and recommended practices as well as ISO and Standard and Test Methods. Packed with tables, charts and case studies, Corrosion Control for Offshore Structures is a valuable guide to offshore corrosion control both in terms of its theory and application. Prolong the structural life of your offshore platforms and pipelines Understand critical topics such as cathodic protection and coating as corrosion prevention with mill applied coatingsGain expert insight on a number of NACE and DNV standards and recommended practices as well as ISO and Standard Test Methods
Notes Section 4: Coating and High-Efficiency Coating Systems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Corrosion and anti-corrosives -- Congresses.
Corrosion and anti-corrosives.
Science.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0124046908 (electronic bk.)
9780124046900 (electronic bk.)