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Intelligent Coatings for Corrosion Control by James Rawlins, Lloyd Hihara, Atul Tiwari

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Chapter 2

The Importance of Corrosion and the Necessity of Applying Intelligent Coatings for Its Control

I. Gurrappa; I.V.S. Yashwanth    Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Kanchanbagh PO, Hyderabad, India

Abstract

Corrosion of metals is a vital concern for the materials scientist. This natural phenomenon causes substantial financial losses in various sectors and requires extensive efforts to limit its impact. Therefore, there is a need to innovate an effective and economically viable technique for producing and also applying intelligent/smart coatings to minimize corrosion. This chapter explains the significance of corrosion and the economics involved followed by the developments in producing intelligent coatings. There are different ...

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