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Mapping erosion-corrosion of carbon steel in oil exploration conditions : some new approaches to characterizing mechanisms and synergies

Stack, M.M. and Abdulrahmen, G.H. (2010) Mapping erosion-corrosion of carbon steel in oil exploration conditions : some new approaches to characterizing mechanisms and synergies. Tribology International, 43 (7). pp. 1268-1277. ISSN 0301-679X

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    Abstract

    Erosion by solid particles in oil/water slurries is a technologically important area. In such conditions, it is necessary to distinguish between the effects of the sand, aqueous environment, and the oil. Erosion-corrosion maps provide a means of identification between erosion-corrosion regimes as a function of erosion and corrosion parameters. However, there has been no work carried out to map the effects of parameters in oil/water slurries. This paper investigates the effect of erosion-corrosion on carbon steel in oil field production and maps the results. Distinctions between "synergistic" and "additive" erosion-corrosion behaviour are superimposed on the maps in the various environments.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 15476
    Notes: Impact Factor: 1.690, Half-Life: 5.9
    Keywords: erosion, corrosion, carbon steel, oil exploration, synergies, Mechanical engineering and machinery, Mining engineering. Metallurgy
    Subjects: Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery
    Technology > Mining engineering. Metallurgy
    Department: Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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      Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
      Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2010 17:04
      Last modified: 12 Feb 2013 03:30
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/15476

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