Materials Performance

DEC 2014

Materials Performance is the world's most widely circulated magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control. MP provides information about the latest corrosion control technologies and practical applications for every industry and environment.

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37 NACE INTERNATIONAL: VOL. 53, NO. 12 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE DECEMBER 2014 The Influence of a Grounding System on Cathodic Protection XUE BAI is a M.S. student at the China University of Petroleum, e-mail: He is involved in corrosion testing and laboratory experiments. During his undergraduate studies, he received a national inspirational scholarship, frst-class student, and other honors. During his M.S. studies he won a second-class learning scholarship and was named a frst-class student. He has participated in several projects relevant to corrosion. JIANGUO LIU is a lecturer at the China University of Petroleum, e-mail: He teaches the undergraduate courses Corrosion and Corrosion Protection and An Introduction to Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation. In recent years, he completed three national and province departmen- tal-level topics. His innovative research results have been applied to corrosion and protection in oil and gas storage and transportation facilities, marine splash zone corrosion and protection, etc. He was awarded the frst prize for ocean engineering science and technology and holds three national invention patents. He has published more than 20 academic papers. FIGURE 7 (a) The position of the anodes with grounding and (b) the result of the simulation with grounding. FIGURE 8 (a) The position of the increased number of anodes with grounding and (b) the result of simulation with additional anodes and grounding. (a) (b) Grounding Anode Anode Pipeline (a) (b) Grounding Anode Pipeline NACE International offers covering every aspect of corrosion control in all industries. For more NACE Store at

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