American Journal of Physical Chemistry

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015

  • Imidazole Derivative as Novel Effective Inhibitor of Mild Steel Corrosion in Aqueous Sulphuric Acid

    Nnenna Winifred Odozi, Jonathan Oyebamiji Babalola, Ekemini Bassey Ituen, Abiodun Omokehinde Eseola

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Oct. 20, 2014
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2014
    Published: Jan. 07, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpc.s.2015040101.11
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    Abstract: Corrosion behavior of mild steel immersed in 0.5 M H2SO4 and corrosion inhibition in the presence of different concentrations of 2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(1h-phenantro[9,10-d]imidazol-2-yl) phenol (PIP) was investigated using weight loss and hydrogen evolution techniques at 303 – 333 K. The results indicate a maximum inhibition efficiency of 68.45% in t... Show More