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Unformatted text preview: (b) Cite three measures that may be taken to prevent or control it. 16.13 Briefly explain why, for a small anode-to-cathode area ratio, the corrosion rate will be higher than for a large ratio. 16.14 (a) What are inhibitors? (b) What possible mechanisms account for their effectiveness? 16.D1 Suggest an appropriate material for each of the following applications, and, if necessary, recommend corrosion prevention measures that should be taken. Justify your suggestions. (a) Laboratory bottles to contain relatively dilute solutions of nitric acid (b) Barrels to contain benzene (c) Pipe to transport hot alkaline (basic) solutions (d) Underground tanks to store large quantities of high-purity water (e) Architectural trim for high-rise buildings...
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