Effective Boundary Element Method for Predicting Corrosion Rate of Heat Exchanger

  • Shigeru Aoki
  • Kenji Amaya
  • Hideaki Miyuki
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A heat exchanger is an important equipment for many plants such as a nuclear power generator and steel making plants. It consists of a great number of stainless steel tubes and two navel brass tube plates as shown in Fig.1. If something became wrong with a heat exchanger, tremendous damage would be caused.Since the seawater is usually used as a coolant, it is essential to protect it from galvanic corrosion.


Heat Exchanger Boundary Element Method Stainless Steel Tube Polarization Characteristic Cathodic Protection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shigeru Aoki
    • 1
  • Kenji Amaya
    • 1
  • Hideaki Miyuki
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Environmental InformaticsTokyo Institute of TechnologyOokayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152Japan
  2. 2.Iron and Steel Research LaboratoriesSumitomo Steel Co.LtdFuyocho, Amagasaki 660Japan

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