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Corrosion Inhibition of Thiourea and Thiadiazole Derivatives : A Review

Loto, C. A. and Loto, R. T. and Popoola, A. P. I. (2012) Corrosion Inhibition of Thiourea and Thiadiazole Derivatives : A Review. Journal of Materials and Environmental Science, 3 (5). pp. 885-894. ISSN 885-894

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Abstract

The continuous search for better corrosion inhibitors, due to vast differences in the media encountered in industry remains a focal point in corrosion control. The use of organic compounds to inhibit corrosion has assumed great significance due to their application in preventing corrosion under various corrosive environments. These compounds have great potential to inhibit aqueous corrosion due to film formation by adsorption on the metal surface. This paper reviews the inhibitive effect of thiourea and thiadiazole derivatives. This group of organosulphur and heterocyclic compounds and derivatives has important theoretical and practical applications, but their inhibition mechanism is not fully understood, despite extensive study. The effect of these compounds on the corrosion of metallic alloys was evaluated through assessment of various journals and experimental techniques. The corrosion rate was found to be a function of different variables. Due attention was paid to the systematic study of inhibitor action of derivatives with much emphasis on the functional groups of the molecular structure. From the comprehensive discourse presented, it is concluded that the derivatives fulfill the basic requirements for consideration as an efficient corrosion inhibitor

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2013 12:21
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2013 12:21
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/1473

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