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A Unified Theory of the Mechanism of Inhibition of Corrosion of Iron in Acid and Neutral Media based on the Electro-capillary Behaviour of Ions

Nature volume 180, pages 803805 (19 October 1957) | Download Citation

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An attempt has been made to develop a single theory to explain the inhibition of corrosion of iron in both neutral and acid media on the basis of the electrical affinity of the metal/solution interface towards ions or neutral molecules present in the solution.

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    • C. P. DE

    Guest worker from Defence Science Organization, India, with Assam Oil Company Scholarship.

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