1997 Tri-Service Conference on Corrosion, November 17-21, 1997, Blockade Runner Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, NC. Vol. 1 - Proceedings 9781423570653

1997 Tri-Service Conference on Corrosion, November 17-21, 1997, Blockade Runner Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, NC. Vol. 1 - Proceedings

ISBN-10: 1423570650
ISBN-13: 9781423570653
PUBLISHER: Storming Media
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Product Description: The Tri-Service Conference on Corrosion has been an interservice coordination in the area of corrosion research and corrosion control. The first conference, arranged by the U.S. Air Force, was held in Denver in 1967. This was followed by an organized meeting by the U.S. Navy at Annapolis in 1969, and the U.S. Army at Houston in 1972. Since 1972, one of the services has taken the lead in organizing the Tri-Service Conference on an approximate biennial cycle. The purpose of the Tri-Service Conference on Corrosion has been to identify important corrosion problems in military equipment and systems, increase the comprehension and visibility of DOD corrosion prevention and corrosion control initiatives, provide a forum for technical exchange on corrosion control, and promote interactions among the services. Corrosion control may involve changes of design, alternative material options, control of the environment, selection and application of coatings, the use of inhibitors, the application of cathodic protection, or some combination of corrosion control methods. The Tri-Service Conferences on Corrosion have also promoted the interaction of the DOD community with other governmental agencies, industry, academia, and professional societies in order to improve integrated corrosion control that will lead to decreased life cycle costs. The conferences provide an opportunity for feedback, assessment, and recommendations for present and future corrosion control initiatives.

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