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Magnesium Alloys

Corrosion and Surface Treatments

Edited by Frank Czerwinski

Natural Resources Canada, Canada

A resistance of magnesium alloys to surface degradation is paramount for their applications in automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics and general-purpose markets. An emphasis of this book is on oxidation, corrosion and surface modifications, designed to enhance the alloy surface stability. It covers a nature of oxides grown at elevated temperatures and oxidation characteristics of selected alloys along with elements of general and electrochemical corrosion. Medical applications are considered that explore bio-compatibility of magnesium alloys. Also techniques of surface modifications, designed to improve not only corrosion resistance but also corrosion fatigue, wear and other behaviors, are described. The book represents a valuable resource for scientists and engineers from academia and industry.

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Magnesium AlloysCorrosion and Surface TreatmentsEdited by Frank Czerwinski

Published: January 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1427

ISBN: 978-953-307-972-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4528-8

Copyright year: 2011

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74641 Total Chapter Downloads

20 Crossref Citations

102 Web of Science Citations

71 Dimensions Citations


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1. Thermally-Formed Oxide on Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys

By Teng-Shih Shih, Jyun-Bo Liu and Pai-Sheng Wei


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2. Oxidation Resistance of AM60, AM50, AE42 and AZ91 Magnesium Alloys

By Maja Vončina, Jožef Medved and Primož Mrvar


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3. In Situ Ellipsometric Study on Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys

By Jinglei Lei, Fusheng Pan and Lingjie Li


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4. Environmental Friendly Corrosion Inhibitors for Magnesium Alloys

By Lingjie Li, Fusheng Pan and Jinglei Lei


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5. Electrochemical Corrosion Behavior of Magnesium Alloys in Biological Solutions

By Amany Fekry


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6. Magnesium Alloys as Promising Degradable Implant Materials in Orthopaedic Research

By Janin Reifenrath, Dirk Bormann and Andrea Meyer-Lindenberg


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7. Mg Alloys Development and Surface Modification for Biomedical Application

By Shaokang Guan, Junhua Hu, Liguo Wang, Shijie Zhu, Huanxin Wang, Jun Wang, Wen Li, Zhenwei Ren, Shuai Chen, Erchao Meng, Junheng Gao, Shusen Hou, Bin Wang and Binbin Che


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8. Electroless and Electrochemical Deposition of Metallic Coatings on Magnesium Alloys Critical Literature Review

By Anna Da Forno and Massimiliano Bestetti


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9. Corrosion Protection of Magnesium by Cold Spray

By Julio Villafuerte


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10. Protective Coatings for Magnesium Alloys

By Stephen Abela


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11. Anodization of Magnesium Alloys Using Phosphate Solution

By Koji Murakami, Makoto Hino and Teruto Kanadani


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12. Improvement in Corrosion Fatigue Resistance of Mg Alloy Due to Plating

By Hisakimi Notoya, Tomonori Namito and Sotomi Ishihara


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13. High Functionalization of Magnesium Alloy Surface by Superhydrophobic Treatment

By Takahiro Ishizaki, Sunhyung Lee and Katsuya Teshima


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14. Application of Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy to Studies of Subsurface Zones Induced by Wear in Magnesium and Its Alloy AZ31

By Ewa Dryzek and Jerzy Dryzek


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15. DLC Coating on Magnesium Alloy Sheet by Low-Temperature Plasma for Better Formability

By Yu Iriyama and Shoichiro Yoshihara


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16. Instrumental Chemical Analysis of Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys

By Michihisa Uemoto


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