STP1017: Corrosion Data for Materials Performance Characterization

    Anderson, DB
    Director, NACE-NIST Corrosion Data Center, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

    Laverty, GJ
    Associate director, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, Houston, TX

    Pages: 5    Published: Jan 1989


    A corrosion data program sponsored by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers and the National Institute of Standards and Technology includes computer data base development to characterize the corrosion performance of engineering materials over a wide variety of environments and exposure conditions. The important features of corrosion data are reviewed from both the data source and the user standpoints. Guidelines are provided for data input format development, multiple source data compilation, data validation and evaluation, and interpretive data output schemes.


    corrosion, data base, data evaluation, data format, material performance, material selection, metals, nonmetals

    Paper ID: STP18638S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E49.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP18638S

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