Corrosion Protection of Metals and Alloys Using Graphene and Biopolymer Based Nanocomposites: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Corrosion Protection of Metals and Alloys Using Graphene and Biopolymer Based Nanocomposites

1st Edition

Edited by Hatem M. Amin, Ahmed Galal

CRC Press

240 pages

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Description

This book covers corrosion protection of metals and alloys using graphene and biopolymer composites, which currently represent the greener alternatives to anti-corrosive coatings. Several investigations (electrochemical, engineering, and surface) have been carried out to better understand the corrosion process in metals and alloys, particularly steel, and its control. The flexibility of graphene film, or its oxide, and its variability to combine has a significant impact in corrosion protection. Nanocomposites of graphene provide an eco-friendly, strong, and efficient inhibitor of corrosion, and biopolymers and organic films also provide promising and enhanced corrosion resistant technology.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of corrosion and its inhibition: electrochemical aspects. Recent developments in corrosion protection of metals and alloys. Characterization of anticorrosion films. Graphene: facile synthesis and electrochemical characterization. Graphene paints a corrosive-free future. Nanocomposites based on Graphene/biopolymer for steel protection. Corrosion inhibition of Ni, Co, Al via environmentally friendly coatings. Biopolymers as an eco-friendly coating films. Corrosion inhibition of alloys based on organic materials. Conducting polymers as anticorrosive coatings. Outlook.

About the Editors

Hatem M. Amin

Ahmed Galal

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC023000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Metallurgy