Magnesium (Mg) and its alloys have received widespread acceptance in automobile industries and biomedical applications with substantial recent advancements made in their development, however a significant limitation remains their poor aqueous and galvanic corrosion resistance. This book covers both the fundamentals and recent advancements in two major corrosion protection strategies of magnesium and its alloys, namely, metal-matrix composites and protective coatings. Key features: Covers all aspects of metal-matrix composites and protective coatings for magnesium alloys to improve their corrosion resistance, wear resistance, mechanical properties and biocompatibility Provides the most recent research advancements in the corrosion mitigation strategies of magnesium and its alloys Complete with case studies specific to practical applications, this book serves as a ready reference for graduate students, researchers, engineers and industry professionals in the fields of materials, corrosion science, biofouling and protective coatings.
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© 2024 selection and editorial matter, Viswanathan S. Saji.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- General Engineering
- General Materials Science
- General Chemistry