American Iron And Steel Institute Publishes Text On Corrosion Protection

American Iron and Steel Institute, Washington, D.C., recently published a new text, "Handbook of Corrosion Protection for Steel Pile Structures in Marine Environments." Authored by corrosion engineers and steel pile specialists, the 260-page book provides an indepth study of the problems and remedies associated with corrosion of steel piles. Discussions include damage assessment, rehabilitation, corrosion control, and cost analysis.

Ten chapters in the new book cover corrosion fundamentals, economics of corrosion control, design and fabrication practices, steel selection, jacketing and coatings, anodic and cathodic protection, and combination methods for corrosion control. Four example problems are explained in detail.

Appendices include properties and dimensions of H-piles, sheet piling, and pipe piles; ASTM Standard Specifications for steels used in pile structures; corrosion testing and steel behavior in marine environments ; seawater properties; and a glossary of corrosion terms.

The handbook is available from American Iron and Steel Institute, 1000 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. Price: $9.

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