Theoretical Modeling of the Possibility of Acid Producing BacteriaCausing Fast Pitting Biocorrosion

  title={Theoretical Modeling of the Possibility of Acid Producing BacteriaCausing Fast Pitting Biocorrosion},
  author={Tingyue Gu},
  journal={Journal of Microbial \& Biochemical Technology},
  • T. Gu
  • Published 24 January 2014
  • Chemistry
  • Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology
Biocorrosion, also known as microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC), is caused by various corrosive biofilms. So far, laboratory experimental MIC pitting tests in the published literature have overwhelmingly focused on sulfate reducing bacteria (SRB) that use sulfate as the terminal electron acceptor because SRB and sulfate are often found at anaerobic pitting sites. Many laboratory pure-culture SRB pitting corrosion data have been reported and they are often less than or not much greater… 

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