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Title: Optimisation of cathodic protection systems using boundary elements and genetic algorithms
Authors: Miltiadou, P
Wrobel, LC
Keywords: Cathodic protection;boundary element method;genetic algorithms;optimisation
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: National Association of Corrosion Engineers
Citation: Corrosion. 58, 912-921.
Abstract: The purpose of this work is to develop efficient algorithms for optimisation of cathodic protection systems based on the boundary element method and the application of genetic algorithms. The main objective is to optimise the location and the impressed current of the anodes, in order to provide a uniform potential distribution on the metal surface for the minimum possible power input. Realistic two- and three-dimensional problems are presented in this paper, including features such as strongly non-linear polarisation curves and infinite electrolytes.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/2766
ISSN: 0010-9312
Appears in Collections:Civil Engineering
Dept of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering Research Papers



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