Corrosion challenges towards a sustainable society

Roman Bender, Damien Féron*, Douglas Mills, Stefan Ritter, Ralph Bäßler, Dirk Bettge, Iris De Graeve, Arne Dugstad, Sabrina Grassini, Theo Hack, Maros Halama, En‐Hou Han, Thomas Harder, Gareth Hinds, Jean Kittel, Romina Krieg, Christofer Leygraf, Laure Martinelli, Arjan Mol, Delphine NeffJan‐Olov Nilsson, Inger Odnevall, Steve Paterson, Shiladitya Paul, Tomáš Prošek, Michael Raupach, Reynier I. Revilla, François Ropital, Helmut Schweigart, Elizabeth Szala, Herman Terryn, Johan Tidblad, Sannakaisa Virtanen, Polina Volovitch, David Watkinson, Marc Wilms, George Winning, Mikhail Zheludkevich

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Abstract

A global transition towards more sustainable, affordable and reliable energy systems is being stimulated by the Paris Agreement and the United Nation's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This poses a challenge for the corrosion industry, as building climate-resilient energy systems and infrastructures brings with it a long-term direction, so as a result the long-term behaviour of structural materials (mainly metals and alloys) becomes a major prospect. With this in mind “Corrosion Challenges Towards a Sustainable Society” presents a series of cases showing the importance of corrosion protection of metals and alloys in the development of energy production to further understand the science of corrosion, and bring the need for research and the consequences of corrosion into public and political focus. This includes emphasis on the limitation of greenhouse gas emissions, on the lifetime of infrastructures, implants, cultural heritage artefacts, and a variety of other topics.
Original languageEnglish
JournalMaterials and Corrosion - Werkstoffe und Korrosion
Early online date7 Jul 2022
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 7 Jul 2022

Keywords

  • Materials Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • General Medicine

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