Application of Surface Engineering Techniques to Corrosion Control over Offshore Engineering Equipment


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In this paper, the mechanism, characteristics and categories about corrosion of offshore engineering equipments are investigated. Some of selected advanced surface engineering techniques for corrosion control are introduced. On account of particularity of oceanic environment and performance requirements for the equipments, the paper proposes corresponding anticorrosion measures for offshore engineering equipments. And as a tentative study on surface engineering management & analysis, the paper presents a scenario of anticorrosion design from the viewpoint of System Engineering, including preparation, storage and conveyance of anticorrosion materials, as well as R&D, operation, and management of anticorrosion facilities. It is expected that advanced surface engineering techniques used in anticorrosion can help offshore engineering equipments with good viabilities, perfect performances, low rate of failure, long life-time and high rate of readiness. Anticorrosion design of offshore engineering equipments is of far reaching importance not only to develop our Advanced Manufacturing Technology facing towards 21st century but also to implement sustainable development of our national economy, as well as to our national economy strength.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 373-374)

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M.K. Lei, X.P. Zhu, K.W. Xu and B.S. Xu




X. Q. Pan and J. J. Wang, "Application of Surface Engineering Techniques to Corrosion Control over Offshore Engineering Equipment", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 373-374, pp. 551-555, 2008

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March 2008




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