Open Access Review Article

Global Impact of Corrosion: Occurrence, Cost and Mitigation

Mohammad A Jafar Mazumder*

Chemistry Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Corresponding Author

Received Date: May 23, 2020;  Published Date: June 02, 2020


In atmospheric conditions, most of the metals and alloys are unstable and prone to corrosion. The corrosion potentially affects industrial equipment, reduce the shelf life of the infrastructure assets and the quality of the environment. Therefore, it is essential to control the corrosion to save considerable expenses in materials, equipment, and structure. This review article provides a brief overview and impact of corrosion, recent incidence related to corrosion, incurred cost, and mitigation methods of corrosion.

Keywords: Corrosion; Effect of corrosion; Corrosion-related incidence; Corrosion cost; Mitigation

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