The third edition ofthis bookis dedicated to the memory ofRichard(Dick)Treseder. He is missed as a friend and a mentor, but he is remem-bered forhis many contributions to corrosion science and engineering.Dick conceived and edited the
rst edition of the NACE CorrosionEngineer
s Reference Book, published in 1980. He oversaw the revisionof that edition to produce the second edition, published in 1991. Withthe third edition, the booklives on as a symbolofhis many contributionsto provide tools for corrosion technologists.The third edition is an extensive revision of the second edition,which was co-edited by Robert Baboian and Charles G. Munger. It in-cludes new sections to help in the evaluation of corrosion tests anddata. All of the sections have been updated and expanded to includemany new tables. Most signi
cantly, the numberof tables in the sectionon Conversion Tables, Corrosion Testing, Atmospheric Corrosion,Cathodic Protection, Protective Coatings and Standards has beengreatly increased.NACE International thanks the numerous sources of informationand data who have given permission foruse in this book. These sourcesare identi
ed in footnotes following the individual tables and graphs.