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The durability of aluminium structures

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The chapter describes the use of aluminium in a wide variety of engineering applications and addresses aluminium, its alloys, design,fabrication, performance, products and welding. The chapter concentrates specifically on the durability of aluminium, its natural high corrosion resistance and how its resistance and its durability in corrosive environments can be enhanced by design and corrosion protection. Examples are given of ther wide range of products where aluminium is used. Specific examples of award winning structural designs are included.

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Author(s): Bull JW

Editor(s): Yu, CW; Bull, JW

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Durability of materials and structures in building and civil engineering

Year: 2006

Pages: 159-180

Number of Volumes: 1

Publisher: Whittles Publishing

Place Published: Dunbeath, Scotland

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9781870325585