A simple mathematical model for calculation of the potential on the outer surface of the pipeline insulation

 

I. M. Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science of the NAS of Ukraine, Krzhizhanovsky str., 3, Kyiv, 03142, Ukraine
Mathematical Models and Computing Experiment in Material Science - Kiev: Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science NASU, 2014, #16
http://www.materials.kiev.ua/article/811

Abstract

The potential on the outer surface of the pipeline insulation in the vicinity of a given point has a logarithmic singularity. This singularity is considered in the proposed mathematical model. Also, an algorithm is developed which greatly simplifies the calculations.


CATHODIC PROTECTION, CURRENT DENSITY, MATHEMATICAL MODEL, POTENTIAL ON THE INSULATION SURFACE, TRANSITION RESISTANCE