Biodegradation of materials

What risks for health and the environment?

by Jean Guézennec (editorial coordination)
Collection: Enjeux sciences
august 2017
120 x 190 format 120 pages In stock
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Deteriorating historic monuments, collapsing bridges and metal structures, leaking liquids and toxic products, contaminated foodstuffs, etc. Who is to blame? Microorganisms. Who are they? What mechanisms do they use to achieve this damage? What are the risks, challenges and costs involved? This little book will reveal all.



Chapitre 1. Quel est le coût de la corrosion ?


Chapitre 2. Que sont les biofilms et la biocorrosion ?


Chapitre 3. Quel est le processus de biodétérioration des matériaux de construction ?


Chapitre 4. Qu’en est-il des matériaux plastiques ?


Chapitre 5. Quel type de corrosion l’industrie agroalimentaire génère-t-elle ?


Chapitre 6. Comment se protéger de la biodétérioration et des biofilms ?




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Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Enjeux sciences

Published: 17 august 2017

Reference Book: 02522

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02522EPB

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02522NUM

EAN13 Book: 9782759224517

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759224531

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759224524

Interior: Black & white

Format (in mm) Book: 120 x 190

Pages count Book: 120

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 120

Weight (in grammes): 130 (Book)

Size: 5,2 Mo (ePub), 2 Mo (PDF)