Microbiological Corrosion of Metallic Materials

J. D. Gu, T. E. Ford, R. Mitchell

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUhlig's Corrosion Handbook
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780470080320
StatePublished - 19 Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Aerobic microorganisms, role in corrosion - sulfur bacteria, iron and manganese-depositing and slime-producing bacteria, fungi and algae
  • Bacteria's role in embrittlement of metallic materials - methanogens, sulfidogens and acetogens, capable of hydrogen utilization
  • Microbiological corrosion of metallic materials - microorganisms, forming complex biofilm communities on metal surfaces

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