Inorganic Anticorrosive Materials

Inorganic Anticorrosive Materials

Past, Present and Future Perspectives

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  • Editors: Chandrabhan Verma, Jeenat Aslam, Chaudhery Hussain
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323904100
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323904117

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Inorganic Anticorrosive Materials (IAMs): Past, Present, and Future Perspectives covers the anticorrosive effects of inorganic materials and metal oxides in particular. The book presents the latest developments in corrosion inhibition and discusses future opportunities. It also addresses the fundamental characteristics, synthesis, inhibition mechanisms, and applications of metal oxides as corrosion inhibitors in industry and provides a chronological overview of the growth of the field. The book concludes with discussions about commercialization and economics.  This book is an indispensable reference for scholars, chemical engineers, chemists, and materials scientists working in research and development and in academia who require comprehensive knowledge of corrosion-inhibition mechanisms. 

Key Features

  • Utilizes metal oxides as corrosion inhibitors for usage in modern industrial platforms
  • Evaluates corrosion inhibitors as prime options for sustainable and transformational opportunities
  • Provides up-to-date reference materials, including websites of interest and information about ongoing research


Chemical engineers and chemists working in both R&D and academia working on mechanisms of corrosion inhibition. Students, scientists, college and university professors, research professionals, technology investors and developers, research enterprises, R&D and defense research laboratories, academic and research libraries in the fields of chemical engineering, organic/inorganic chemistry, materials science and engineering, nanotechnology, energy, environment, colloid science

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • List of contributors
  • Section I: Overview on metal oxides
  • Chapter 1. Nanomaterials as corrosion inhibitors
  • Abstract
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Nanomaterials
  • 1.3 Nanomaterials as anticorrosive materials
  • 1.4 Challenges facing the use of nanomaterials as corrosion inhibitors
  • 1.5 Conclusion
  • 1.6 Future research directions
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 2. Metal oxides: Advanced inorganic materials
  • Abstract
  • 2.1 Outline of chapter
  • 2.2 Introduction to metal oxide and its materials
  • 2.3 Synthetic methodologies of metal oxides
  • 2.4 Fundamental science and properties of nanometal oxide as advanced material
  • 2.5 Review of metal oxide nanomaterials used for varied applications in different fields of research
  • 2.6 Application, discussion and future claims
  • 2.7 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 3. Molecularly imprinted magnetite nanomaterials and its application as corrosion inhibitors
  • Abstract
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Distinctive synthetic approach of molecularly imprinted magnetite nanomaterials
  • 3.3 Functionalization of molecularly imprinted magnetite nanoparticles
  • 3.4 Characterization techniques
  • 3.5 Conclusions
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 4. Basics of metal oxides: properties and applications
  • Abstract
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Properties of metal oxide
  • 4.3 Application of metal oxides
  • 4.4 Titanium oxide
  • 4.5 Conclusion and future directions
  • References
  • Chapter 5. Recent developments in properties and applications of metal oxides
  • Abstract
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Properties of metal oxides nanoparticles
  • 5.3 Diverse applications of metal oxides nanoparticles
  • 5.4 Supercapacitor
  • 5.5 Summary
  • Acknowledgment
  • References
  • Chapter 6. Functionally integrated metal oxides for corrosion protection
  • Abstract
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Corrosion protection process
  • 6.3 Electrochemical characterization and evaluation techniques
  • 6.4 Different transition metals and their characteristics
  • 6.5 Coating techniques for the synthesis of corrosion protection
  • 6.6 Factors affecting the efficiency of mixed metal oxide as corrosion protection
  • 6.7 Mixed metal oxide coatings studied for corrosion protection
  • 6.8 Summary
  • References
  • Chapter 7. A prospective utilization of metal oxides for self-cleaning and antireflective coatings
  • Abstract
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Electrical and dielectric properties
  • 7.3 Electrochemical properties
  • 7.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • Section II: Metal oxides as corrosion inhibitors
  • Chapter 8. CeO as corrosion inhibitors
  • Abstract
  • 8.1 An overview
  • 8.2 Cerium (IV) oxide as corrosion inhibitor
  • 8.3 Utilization of cerium IV oxide as corrosion inhibitor in the past decade
  • References
  • Chapter 9. Utilization of ZnO-based materials as anticorrosive agents: a review
  • Abstract
  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Properties of ZnO
  • 9.3 Corrosion resistance of ZnO-based corrosion inhibitors
  • 9.4 Corrosion resistance of ZnO-based nanocomposite coatings
  • 9.5 Corrosion resistance of ZnO/mixed nanocomposites
  • 9.6 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 10. MgO as corrosion inhibitor
  • Abstract
  • 10.1 Introduction
  • 10.2 Synthesis, properties and applications of magnesium oxide
  • 10.3 Application of MgO and its composites as a corrosion inhibitor for the protection of metallic materials
  • 10.4 Application of MgO and its composites as corrosion inhibitors for the protection of magnesium alloy
  • 10.5 Application of MgO and its composites as corrosion inhibitors for the protection of iron and its alloys
  • 10.6 Application of MgO and its composites as corrosion inhibitors for protection of cemented carbide
  • 10.7 Application of MgO and its composites as corrosion inhibitors for the protection of metallic materials in bioscience
  • 10.8 ZnMgO solid solution nanolayer as anticorrosion material
  • 10.9 Drawbacks
  • 10.10 Conclusion and future perspective
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 11. Copper oxide as a corrosion inhibitor
  • Abstract
  • 11.1 Introduction
  • 11.2 Metallic deterioration and its protection from corrosive environment
  • 11.3 Copper oxide as corrosion inhibitor
  • 11.4 Summary and future perspective
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 12. Corrosion inhibition by aluminum oxide
  • Abstract
  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 What is corrosion?
  • 12.3 Consequences of corrosion
  • 12.4 Methods of controlling corrosion
  • 12.5 Corrosion inhibitors
  • 12.6 Aluminum oxide
  • 12.7 Potential - pH diagrams
  • 12.8 Case study
  • 12.9 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 13. Chromates as corrosion inhibitors
  • Abstract
  • 13.1 Introduction
  • 13.2 Factors affecting inhibition properties of chromates
  • 13.3 Mechanism of corrosion inhibitory action of chromates
  • 13.4 Overview of applicability of chromates as corrosion inhibitors
  • 13.5 Health hazards related to the chromates
  • 13.6 Alternatives for chromates
  • 13.7 Challenges and future perspectives
  • 13.8 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 14. Nitrate as corrosion inhibitor
  • Abstract
  • 14.1 Introduction
  • 14.2 Nitrate as corrosion inhibitor
  • 14.3 Mixture of nitrates as corrosion inhibitors
  • 14.4 Summary and future perspective
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 15. Molybdates as corrosion inhibitors
  • Abstract
  • 15.1 Introduction
  • 15.2 Application of molybdates in corrosion inhibition
  • 15.3 Molybdate as a corrosion inhibitor for ferrous metals
  • 15.4 Molybdate as corrosion inhibitor for hot-dip galvanized steel
  • 15.5 Molybdate as corrosion inhibitor for aluminum alloy
  • 15.6 Molybdate as corrosion inhibitor for divers’ metallic materials
  • 15.7 Conclusion
  • References
  • Section III: Metal oxide composites as corrosion inhibitors
  • Chapter 16. Mixed metal oxides composites as corrosion inhibitors
  • Abstract
  • 16.1 Introduction
  • 16.2 Corrosion mechanism
  • 16.3 Prevention methods for corrosion
  • 16.4 Introduction of metal oxide, mixed metal oxide & mixed metal oxide composites
  • 16.5 Different useful methods for the synthesis of mixed metal oxide nanoparticles
  • 16.6 Theoretical background of mixed metal oxide composites as an anticorrosive material
  • 16.7 Role of mixed metal oxide nanoparticles in composites/coatings
  • 16.8 Factors affecting the efficiency of mixed metal oxide nanoparticles as corrosion inhibitors in composites
  • 16.9 Mechanism of corrosion protection by mixed metal oxide in composites
  • 16.10 Summary
  • References
  • Chapter 17. Metal oxide and organic polymers mixed composites as corrosion inhibitors
  • Abstract
  • 17.1 Introduction
  • 17.2 Metal oxide and polymers composites as corrosion inhibitors
  • 17.3 Conclusions
  • Useful links
  • References
  • Chapter 18. Metal oxide and heterocyclic compound mixed composites as corrosion inhibitor
  • Abstract
  • 18.1 Introduction
  • 18.2 Corrosion
  • 18.3 Metal oxide and heterocyclic compounds composite as corrosion inhibitor
  • 18.4 Conclusion and future perspective
  • Acknowledgment
  • References
  • Section IV: Metal oxides corrosion inhibitors: commercialization and economics
  • Chapter 19. Commercialization and economics
  • Abstract
  • 19.1 Introduction
  • 19.2 Commercial importance and applications of metals, metal oxides, metal nanoparticles
  • 19.3 Global market for metal and metal oxide and impact of recent pandemic
  • Useful links
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 424
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: November 24, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323904100
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323904117

About the Editors

Chandrabhan Verma

Chandrabhan Verma, PhD, works at the Interdisciplinary Research Center for Advanced Materials, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, 31261, Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS). His research is mainly focused on the synthesis and designing of environmentally friendly corrosion inhibitors useful for several industrial applications. Dr. Verma is the author of several research and review articles in peer-reviewed international journals of ACS, Elsevier, RSC, Wiley, Springer, etc. Recently, Dr. Verma also edits a few books on different platforms including RSC, ACS, Elsevier, Wiley, CRC, Tailor & Francis, Bentham Science etc. Dr. Verma received several national and international awards for his academic achievements

Affiliations and Expertise

Interdisciplinary Research Center for Advanced Materials, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Jeenat Aslam

Jeenat Aslam is currently working as Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Taibah University, Yanbu, Al-Madina, Saudi Arabia. Her research is based on surface chemistry, nanotechnology, materials, and corrosion. Dr. Jeenat has authored various research and review articles in peer-reviewed international journals and has contributed many book chapters. She has authored/edited many books in ACS, Wiley, Springer, Elsevier, De-Gruyter, and Taylor & Francis platforms.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain
Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD, is an adjunct professor and director of laboratories in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, United States. His research is focused on the applications of nanotechnology and advanced materials, environmental management, analytical chemistry, smart materials and technologies, and other various industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of around hundred (100) books, including scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas. He has published with ELSEVIER, American Chemical Society, and Royal Society of Chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA

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