Pipeline Integrity Assurance: A Practical Approach
4 Pipeline Corrosion and Cathodic Protection
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The prevention of external corrosion on underground structures is accomplished using a dual system of coatings and CP. To define corrosion, pipelines will be considered synonymous with all underground structures. All metallic corrosion is electrochemical in nature and is the result of direct electrical current flow.