Volume 17:

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Preprint 1 Mitigation of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria (SRB), Desulfovibrio Vulgaris Using Low Frequency Ultrasound Radiation
Rosilawati Mohd Rasol, Nordin Yahaya, Norhazilan Md Noor, Arman Abdullah, Ahmad Safuan A.Rashid

Preprint 3 Corrosion and hydrogen permeation investigations of Stainless steel 304 in acidic solutions
N.V.Lakshmi, P.A.Jeeva, S.Karthikeyan

Preprint 4 Aminic nitrogen- bearing polydentate Schiff base compounds as corrosion inhibitors for iron in acidic and alkaline media: A combined experimental and DFT studies
Loutfy H. Madkour 1,*, S. K. Elroby2

Preprint 5 The influence of Sulfalene drug (SFL) on the Corrosion and hydrogen permeation through Stainless steel 304 in 5% NaCl-Part I
S.Karthikeyan, P.A.Jeeva, M.Paramasivam

Preprint 6 Controlled dissolution of Aluminum 2024 in acidic medium
N.V.Lakshmi, S.Karthikeyan, N.Arivazhagan

Preprint 7 Azithromycin : A Potential Corrosion inhibitor for Aluminum 2024 in acidic medium
N.V.Lakshmi, S.Karthikeyan, N.Arivazhagan

Preprint 8 Hardness and corrosion resistance characteristics of trivalent chromium electrodeposition - An eco friendly process
T. Mari, P.A. Jeeva, Wilson H Vincent, G. Kannan, S. Karthikeyan

Preprint 9 Inhibition performance of Tobramycin on the dissolution of stainless steel 304 and ingress of hydrogen gas in acid medium
S.Karthikeyan, P.A.Jeeva, S.Narayanan

Preprint 12 The Influence of Pigment Volume Concentration (PVC) on Corrosion Behavior of Zinc-Rich Epoxy Coatings
Adeleh Granmayeh Rad and Farshad Babaahmadi

Preprint 15 Air oxidation and molten salt corrosion studies on bimetallic boiler steel at elevated temperatures
Appala Naidu A, Kumaresh Babu S.P, Manikandan M*, Arivarasu M, Devendranath Ramkumar K, Arivazhagan N

Preprint 16 The effects of corrosion rate and manufacturing in the prevention of stress corrosion cracking on structural members of steel bridges
Matthew A. Nugent, Zulfiqar A. Khan

Preprint 17 Corrosion and hardness characteristics of metalized ABS plastics prepared by FDM rapid prototyping process
K. Raja, C.D. Naiju, S. Narayanan, P.A. Jeeva, S. Karthikeyan

Preprint 18 Corrosion, tensile and hardness studies of autocatalytic Nickel Coating on Al 2024
A. Sankar Kumar, G. Venkatachalam, S. Karthikeyan, P.A. Jeeva

Preprint 19 The influence of Cobalt coating on Corrosion and functional properties of Mild Steel in 3.5% NaCl
K. Mohanam, G. Venkatachalam, S. Karthikeyan, P.A. Jeeva

Preprint 20 Investigating Corrosion Behaviour of Aluminium and Aluminium-Copper Alloy in H2SO4 as Anodizing Solution
A. S. Ismail , P. B. Andeng and A. A. El-meligi

Preprint 21 Corrosion resistance studies of SS316L surface generated by Magnetic Field Assisted Abrasive Finishing
T. C. Kanish, P. Kuppan, S. Narayanan, S.Karthikeyan

Preprint 22 Effects of Nitrogen added Argon Gas flow rate on the Mechanical and Corrosion properties of Duplex Stainless Steel Gas Tungsten Arc welds.
R. Sasidharan, S. Rajendra Boopathy, S.R. Koteswara Rao

Preprint 23 Study on Erosion Corrosion behaviour of Gas Tungsten Arc Welded Duplex Stainless Steel using Taguchi Technique.
R.Sasidharan , S.Rajendra Boopathy, S.R. Koteswara Rao and B.Ganesamoorthi

Preprint 25 Potentio dynamic corrosion studies of dissimilar metals in sea water environments using Tafel’s method
V.Rajkumar, N.Arivazhagan

Preprint 28 Effect of Heat treatment, Mechanical Properties studies and corrosion response on Manganese bronze
D.Neeraja, B.Prasad, A.RajaAnnamalai, T.Siva

Preprint 29 Sample orientation and high temperature performance of T23 and T347HFG steels in steam oxidation
T. Dudziak, M. Lukaszewicz, N. J. Simms, J. R. Nicholls

Preprint 32 Corrosion inhibition and hydrogen permeation studies of (6R, 7R)-7-[[(2R)-2-amino-2-phenylacetyl]amino]-3-methyl-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid on SS 304 in 3.5% NaCl solution-Part I.
K.Raja, P.A.Jeeva, S.Karthikeyan

Preprint 35 Influence of Ageing Processes on the Microstructure, Mechanical Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Aluminum-Silicon Cast Alloys “Al- 6%Si-3%Cu”
G.Swarupa, N.Gopikrishna, K.Ganesh, S.Hemani, T. Siva, A. Raja Annamalai

Preprint 36 Mechanical properties of electroless nickel coated ABS M30 plastics prepared by rapid prototyping process
K. Raja, C.D. Naiju, S. Narayanan

Preprint 37 Galvanic Corrosion between Carbon Steel and CuAlBe: Experimental Design with Anodic Dissolution Current as the Dependent Variable
M. C. P. Cruz , M. S. Leite,.C. M. F. Soares, R. T. Figueiredo; E. B. Cavalcanti, R. E. Souzac, P. M. M. Araújo

Preprint 38 Study on Corrosivity of Karachi Harbour Sea Water and its Impact on Marine Vessels Berthed at Karachi Harbour
Azhar Mahmood, Hassan Khalid, Shafiq-Ur-Rehman and Saeed Khalid

Preprint 39 Quantum mechanical studies of a new inhibitor for the corrosion of mild steel in 2M sulphuric acid
S.Karthikeyan , K.Raja, P.A.Jeeva, M.Paramasivam

Preprint 40 Effect of Heat Treatment on Mechanical Properties and Corrosion Behaviour on ASTM A36 Mild Steel
K.Ravikiran, B.Rajasekhar, P.Laxmi Bhavani, O.Pavithra, E.L.P.Devi, A.RajaAnnamalai, T.Siva

Preprint 41 Corrosion Behavior of Rust DH36 Offshore Platform Steel in Seawater
J.G. Liu, Z.L. Li, Y.T. Li and B. R. Hou

Preprint 42 Corrosion inhibitive properties and adsorption behaviour of Bismuth oxy chloride on Mild steel & Aluminium in NaCl medium
S.Chitra, B.Anand, R.Vaidiyanathan,V.Balasubramanian

Preprint 44 Characterization and Investigation of In-Vitro Corrosion Behavior of Plasma Sprayed Hydroxyapatite and Hydroxyapatite–Calcium Phosphate Coatings on AISI 304
Gurpreet Singh, Hazoor Singh, Buta Singh Sidhu

Sylvester. O. Adejo1&2*, M. M. Ekwenchi2, John U. Ahile1, Joseph. A. Gbertyo1, Benjamin Ishua1, Andrew Akombor1